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David Namerow (Congas/Hand Percussion)

Rank #1 US Philadelphia, PA Jam


Bio: I don't play congOS, nor bongAS. CONGO is a place in Africa. BONGAS is a misrpronounciation of the word BONGOS referring to the paired, small hand drums usually held between the knees, but often today placed on a stand. CONGA is the Americanized name for the barrel-shaped drum, usually 28-30" in... See Full Bio

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"What is it with this guy? Can't he just take a hint and go away?" (Executive Producer, Mark Hargit, when asked about David Namerow.)
—  Vizgniew Numpronasti, Felchmor Percussive Journal of the Royal Society
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  • Capt'n Neckbeard (Artist) Capt'n Neckbeard
    I love that description of Congo and Bonga. As with hyenas, the females are larger and produce greater quantities of testosterone than the males. (Ah, jokes that no one under...
  • Larry Saklad (Artist) Larry Saklad
    thnx for such a quotable for Up On The Bluffs! all bestest, love d rythms d
  • The Ted Vaughn Blues Band (Artist) The Ted Vaughn Blues...
    Incredible playing, sir ! Great feel. Your " press" section made me laugh out loud !!
  • Stephen Hite (Artist) Stephen Hite
    Great playing David! Your grooves really add a lot to these songs on your page! Really helps create a different feel for each song!
  • Chris Ingram (Artist) Chris Ingram
    "People Suite" is a terrific work - totally engrossing - wonderful rhythm and guitar work - exactly the same for "Raining Tears" but this has great vocals too. Glad to have ...
  • DubToNiX (Artist) DubToNiX
    Great tracks. I love the sound u get from ur congas ^.^
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Q: Dave, would you be interested in trying a jam session with us? The Honey Oil Experiment
A: Absolutely!!!! Message me on FB and we'll work out some deets or email me at patoonie@yahoo.com

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