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The Bongos ~ A pair of round drums held in the knees and struck with the hand.
The Botijuela ~ A bottle used to store oil that was used as a bass in original Son bands.
The Claves ~ They keep the rhythm in the music and guide the dancers feet.
The Conga Drum ~ A skined.drum played with the palms.
The Cowbell ~ Played by holding in one hand and striking with a stick.
The Guiro ~ A carved gourd played by scraping it with a stick.
The Marimbula ~ A finger piano brought to Cuba by slaves from Santo Domingo.
The Quijada ~ A very primitive musical instrument.
The Timbales ~ A pair of skined drums played with a pair of sticks.
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