Remo Conga Drum


This drum was made by Remo in Valencia, California, in 1999.

It is a Remo Signature Series conga drum with 13 1/2 inch head, with stylized images of fish, birds, and other small icons around body. This drum is autographed by Mexican American conguero (conga player), Latin jazz band leader, and salsa singer, Poncho Sánchez.

Date Made: 1999

Maker: Remo, Inc.

Place Made: United States: California, Valencia

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Exhibition: South Music Lobby

Exhibition Location: National Museum of American History

Credit Line: Transfer from Smithsonian Institution Center for Latino Initiatives (through: Dr.Refugio l. Rochin,Director)

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2000.3039.11.01Nonaccession Number: 2000.3039Catalog Number: 2000.3039.11.01

Object Name: drum

Physical Description: fiberglass (overall material)metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 29 1/2 in x 14 1/2 in; 74.93 cm x 36.83 cm


Record Id: nmah_895792

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