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CALYPSO

(Trinidad-Tobago)

Basic Calypso Rhythm

Conga

< O
< <     <
< O<
< <   <     <
Tumba

Calypso Variation

Conga

O < S
O< <
O < S<
O< <
Tumba<

S <
O
S< < < <   O
Tumba

<
< S O

< <

Variations

Conga

O
<
< S S

< <

 


O < <
< S O

< <

<

O S < S
< <

<

O S < S

O

 

 

Two drum pattern

Conga
<   <
O < S S <   S
S



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