Remo Conga Drum

Remo Conga Drum

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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.

Object Name
Date made
Remo, Inc.
place made
United States: California, Valencia
Physical Description
fiberglass (overall material)
metal (overall material)
overall: 29 1/2 in x 14 1/2 in; 74.93 cm x 36.83 cm
ID Number
nonaccession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Transfer from Smithsonian Institution Center for Latino Initiatives (through: Dr.Refugio l. Rochin,Director)
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Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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