Giovanni Hidalgo has played a major role in shaping the way the world thinks about hand drumming, and has played LP exclusively for his entire career.Giovanni replicates sounds with his hands that drummers normally make with sticks. Ambidextrous, with faultless technical skills and superb musicality, he has created a style all his own.Giovanni’s LP product line includes the Palladium Congas, Compact Congas and Galaxy Congas, as well as bongos, timbales, djembes and bags.The finest wood bongos in the music world today, LP Galaxy Wood Bongos deliver maximum volume and snap. They are manufactured to ensure virtually invisible glue joints, which are the result of precision stave fabrication during the assembly process.
LP Matador® Timbales offer classic sound and excellent value. They can be used alone or added to a drum kit.
Designed by master cajon maker, Mario Cortés, this unique cajon has a hexagonal rear panel for focused enhanced bass sound and an easy to adjust four-string interior tuning system.
Made entirely in the USA, LP’s Americana Series of Cajons are constructed using hand-selected, 11-ply, plantation grown Baltic Birch, which is highly durable and incredibly resonant. Each cajon is carefully made by hand using a uniquely engineered design that optimizes the instrument’s acoustic performance and delivers rich, deep bass tones.The Americana Snare Style Cajon combines a hand-selected, exotic lyptus and okoume wood front plate with Puresound® Custom Pro brass snares, which produce a lively, sizzling vocalization, that’s both bright and resonant. Whether you’re choosing a cajon to perform traditional world music or you’re a drum set player looking for rhythmic solution for your “unplugged” gigs, the Americana Series Cajons from LP are undoubtedly the most well-made, best sounding cajons in the world.
Exotic Durian wood, gloss finish
Contoured shells with Extended Comfort Curve rims
Black mirror chrome hardware
Crisp slaps and clear projection
7-1/4” & 8-5/8” heads
Each drum features exotic durian wood and black mirror-chrome appointments.
Latin Percussion is proud to introduce LP Durian Classic drums, a new series of premium congas and bongos fashioned from exotic durian fruitwood, known to Southeast Asia. With a rich, projecting sound similar to that of some mahogany blends. LP Durian congas are 25% lighter than LP Classic Series Congas made from Siam Oak.
Durian wood bongos include contoured shells featuring Comfort Curve rims for ease of playing in any setting. Durian drums feature a dark, high-gloss finish and black mirror-chrome hardware, and are fitted with extended collar rims and pre-fitted slide mounts for quick, convenient setup.
LP Matador® Congas are ideal for the working musician who needs professional sound and quality at a moderate price level.
LP Aspire Timbales, with drum kit style tuning, are a great and affordable choice whether used traditionally or as an addition to a drum kit. They provide characteristic timbale sound and projectenough to cut through the loudest bands.
LP Aspire Wood Congas are ideal for students, hobbyists and aspiring musicians. They providegreat value at affordable prices.
LP’s patented Granite Blocks are a patented rendition of anchient Chinese temple blocks. The five piece set is tuned to match the traditional pitches and be set-up in two different configurations.
LP Mini Timbales are fashioned after LP’s famous full-size Tito Puente Timbales, the shells are just 3-1/4″ deep with authentic Cuban-style tuning. They include micro snares making them an incredibly versatile addition to any percussion set-up or drum kit.
The clay construction of LP Udu Drums is based upon centuries-old African traditions. The name “Udu” has been derived from the Nigerian Ibo language, meaning “pottery”. Each LP Udu® Drum offers individual tonal values. They can be played by hitting any part of the drum with the palm of the hand or the finger tips. The textured surfaces provide additional tonal variations by creating rubbing sounds.