Beautifully appointed shells product a bright, crisp tone
Latin Percussion is proud to introduce the new LP City Series Congas and Bongos. Each pair of City Congas features 10″ and 11″ drums crafted from Siam Oak. Measuring at 28″ tall, City Series Congas come complete with height-adjustable conga stand. LP City Series Bongos include 6″ and 7″ diameter rawhide heads. Both City Series Congas and Bongos are appointed with black powder-coated hardware and available in natural, dark, or vintage sunburst satin finishes.
“City Series Congas and Bongos are ideal for the beginning player who is looking for great quality at an attractive price,” said Victor Filonovich, Director of Product for Latin Percussion.
Stunning tone and resonance in a lightweight, unique shell.
Latin Percussion adds to its Aspire Series of Jamjuree wood drums with a beautiful new 12-1/2″ diameter djembe. Jamjuree wood, sometimes known as Siam Walnut, has a deep, rich grain that is accented on each Djembe with a satin finish and black powder-coated hardware. The LP Aspire Jamjuree Wood Djembe(LPA632-SW) features a 2-ply, 25″ tall shell with EZ Curve rim and mechanically-tuned lugs.
“The Jamjuree djembe is 15% lighter in weight than Siam Oak yet still delivers stunning tone and resonance. It is a great choice for any player transporting their djembe to and from performances,” said Victor Filonovich, Director of Product for Latin Percussion.
Innovative tambourine can be instantly muted without removing it from the hi-hat stand.
Latin Percussion is proud to announce the Click Hi-Hat Tambourine (LP193), an innovative add-on that allows players to mute the jingles quickly, with a simple click of the patent-pending over sized button on the top of the tambourine. Featuring a durable plastic frame crafted from Jenigor, LP’s exclusive plastic formulation, as well as eight pairs of crisp-sounding nickel-plated steel jingles, the Click Hi-Hat Tambourine easily mounts to the pull rod of a hi-hat stand. When muted and struck, the tambourine creates a quick, trashy sound effect.
“The mute button on the Click Hi-Hat Tambourine makes on-the-fly changes to your sound easy,” said Victor Filonovich, Director of Product for Latin Percussion. “With a simple press of the button it eliminates the need to dismount your tambourine between songs.”
Handcrafted, durable and lightweight cajon that is comfortable to play.
Latin Percussion is proud to introduce the new LP Americana Series Groove Cajon (LP1427), made in the U.S.A. from hand-selected, 9-ply, plantation-grown Baltic birch. Featuring an adjustable front plate and fixed snare wires in a uniquely slim design, the LP Groove Cajon offers rich, deep bass tones while maintaining precise articulation and sensitivity. Every Americana Series Cajon is designed with angled top-front corners for added player comfort, as well as rubber feet that add stability on any playing surface.
“The Groove Cajon is ideal for a beginner or intermediate player seeking superior sound and beautiful craftsmanship at an affordable price,” said Victor Filonovich, Director of Product for Latin Percussion.
Distinct sounds available with a simple turn of a knob.
Latin Percussion is proud to introduce the new LP Adjustable Snare Cajon. Featuring a birch wood front plate that provides a bright but voluminous tone, the new Adjustable Snare Cajon (MSRP: $289) has a durable MDF shell with a textured seating surface to prevent slippage. Snare tension can be adjusted with a single knob on the back of the cajon that is easily accessible with the right hand in a performance setting.
“LP’s new Adjustable Snare Cajon allows players to change the response of the instrument instantly while performing,” said Victor Filonovich, Director of Product for Latin Percussion.
New low-pitch and high-pitch castanets add a snappy sound to cajon beat.
Latin Percussion adds a new dimension to cajon sound with the introduction of the new LP Cajon Castanets. Available in low-pitch and high-pitch versions, the LP Cajon Castanets add a solid crack to a cajon’s sound, and easily attach to the side of any cajon with Velcro®.
Constructed of durable ABS plastic, LP low-pitch Cajon Castanets are available at an MSRP of $17.99 and $15.99 for the high-pitch castanets.
“LP’s new Cajon Castanets have a unique O-ring design for rope-free tension, and are quick and easy to install,” said Victor Filonovich, Director of Product for Latin Percussion.
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 Durian Classic Series drums are available in 11″ Quinto (MSRP: $699), 11-3/4″ Conga (MSRP: $679) and 12 -1/2″ Tumbadora (MSRP: $729). LP Durian Classic Series bongos (MSRP: $425) are fitted with 7-1/4″ and 8-5/8″ heads.
“The look of these Durian wood drums is absolutely striking. This exotic wood offers a warm, open sound that can stand on its own or integrate seamlessly with a large percussion setup,” said Victor Filonovich, Director of Product for Latin Percussion.
Durable, modernized version of the Puerto Rican percussion staple.
Latin Percussion is proud to introduce the LP Guicharo, a durable, precision-molded plastic alternative to the traditional instrument fashioned from natural gourds. Every LP Guicharo features a gourd-like shape with perfectly-spaced grooves for a consistent sound. Each LP Guicharo includes a scraper and an LP-branded padded drawstring bag.
The LP Guicharo (LP245) is available at an MSRP of $59. The LP Guicharo Scraper (LP245-S) is also available separately at an MSRP of $9.
Wooden base with non-slip rubber base projects sound when playing conga on the floor.
Latin Percussion now gives conga players more projection for their floor-standing drums with the new LP Sound Platform. Featuring a 13″ wooden base with built-in carrying handle, the LP Sound Platform has a textured non-slip star-pattern rubber pad that firmly holds a conga in place while allowing sound to resonate from the bottom of the drum.
The LP Sound Platform (MSRP: $69) fits all Latin Percussion Quintos, Congas, Tumbadoras and Super Tumbas.
“The LP Sound Platform gives floor-mounted congas the kind of powerful sound one would obtain from a rack-mounted drum,” said Victor Filonovich, Director of Product for Latin Percussion. “The platform is lightweight and convenient to set up on stage.”
Durable pedal-mounted jingle stick sounds great against a bass drum or jam block.
Latin Percussion is proud to announce a lively alternative to the conventional bass drum beater with the new LP Jingle Kick. The durable, high-impact plastic jingle stick attaches to most bass drum pedals as a beater head, with six pairs of nickel-plated steel jingles providing a crisp, new sound. The LP Jingle Kick is available at an MSRP of $39.
In addition, owners of the LP Fusheki pedal bracket can now replace the maraca with the new LP Jingle Kick in minutes.
“The LP Jingle Kick allows drummers to layer their bass drum sound with the bright sound of jingles,” said Victor Filonovich, Director of Product for Latin Percussion. “Installing it is as easy as changing the beater on your bass drum pedal.”