Johnny Conga & Raíces de Ritmo – Is an Afro-Cuban Caribbean drumming, a melodic, rhythmic and expressive music consisting of collective improvisations with form, unity, imagination and direction. Lead by Johnny Conga; a musician, performer and teacher for over 50 years. Johnny is extremely dedicated to the art of hand drumming and the traditions of Cuban and Caribbean rhythmic drumming, some that have existed for hundreds of years. Because of his love of this art, Johnny created the Roots of Rhythm Percussion Ensemble devoted to Afro-Cuban Caribbean drumming and dance. The group has performed in numerous concerts, colleges, universities, festivals, schools and museums.