These ceramic flutes have images of lizards, frogs, etc. with Puerto Rico on them. A fun giveaway!
As the Spanish colonized the islands of the Caribbean they brought many things, including musical instruments. Unique to Puerto Rico, and the one for which greatest number of adaptations and compo
Palitos are usually two cylindrical hardwood sticks approximately 20 – 25 cm long and about 2.5 – 3 cm in diameter. They are played by laying one stick acoss the palm of the hand so that one end rests
At least some of the instruments used in traditional Puerto Rican music are believed to have originated with the Taíno people. Most noteworthy is the güiro, a notched hollowed-out gourd, which was a
Maracas were created and first used by the native Indians of Puerto Rico: the Tainos, as a percussion musical instrument. A Pair of these are used to create the unique sound so common in Latin Americ