are two small, wooden drums traditionally played between the knees.
timbales, the larger drum is called "Hembra" (the Female) and the smaller
one is "Macho" but the smaller of the two drums is usually on the left
when playing Bongos.
The person who plays Bongos is refered to as the "Bonguero". The Bonguero
is resposible for the patterns that interlock with those of the Conguero.
The common pattern in Afro-Cuban music is "Martillo". When the music
picks up, the Bonguero picks up a Bongo-Bell or "Campana" and jams with