Latin Percussion(421 items found)
Latin PercussionThe past 4 decades have been full of innovations for the company Latin Percussion. Second to none products have made them to a worldwide leader of percussion instruments.
The photographer Martin Cohen, who hat been inspired by Jose Mangual to start playing himself, founded Latin Percussion in 1956 in the Bronx.
He soon noticed that is was almost imposable to purchase good percussion instruments in the USA, the reason for this was the trade embargo with Cuba. Cohen decided to use his craftsmanship and started the construction of a conga set by using photos.
The company Latin Percussion, Garfield, New Jersey that once started in Martin Cohens garage now has departments for development, research and design that are always releasing new products.
The great line of Latin Percussion consists of: conga (Latin Percussion 40th anniversary LP559Z40, Latin Percussion accent line LP565ZF-SNG, Latin Percussion Aspire LPA646B-BL i.e.), bongo (Latin Percussion Generation III LP202AW, Latin Percussion Aspire LPA601VSB, Latin Percussion Galaxy LP794X i.e.), cowbell (Latin Percussion LPES12 Cha-Cha Bell, Latin Percussion LPES9 hand bongo bell, Latin Percussion LPES10 timbale bell i.e.), tambourine (Latin Percussion Cyclop LP170, Latin Percussion Cyclop LP175, Latin Percussion LP160 Cyclop 866.550 i.e.), chimes (Latin Percussion LP449 Studio, Latin Percussion LP467 Pin Chimes, Latin Percussion LP625 Whole Tone Bar i.e.), agog bell (Latin Percussion LP231A, Latin Percussion LP577 Dry, Latin Percussion LP366 wooden agogo i.e.), block (Latin Percussion LPA211 woodblock, Latin Percussion LP210C woodblock, Latin Percussion LP1307 blast block i.e.), djembe (Latin Percussion 40th anniversary LP720X40, Latin Percussion Galaxy LP797ZAW, Latin Percussion Galaxy LP799ZAW i.e.) and much more
Latin Percussion instruments are found in all music styles and are used by many top celebrities of the music scene, the endorsers of Latin Percussion include: Yaroldy Abreu - Chucho Valdes, Harry Adorno – Independent, Pakito Baeza – Independent, Richard Bravo - Ricky Martin, Max Beesley - Robbie Williams, Brendan Buckley – Shakira, Cafe – Independent, Gaynell Colburn - Stevie Wonder, Danny Cummins - Bryan Adams, Lighthouse Family, Rhani Krija – Sting, Gary Husband – Independent, Bashiri Johnson - Whitney Houston, John Mahon - Elton John, Dominique Messier - Celine Dion, Spike Nealy - James Brown, Raul Rekow – Santana, Ron Powell - Kenny G, Snowboy - Lisa Stansfield, Tico Torres - Bon Jovi, Gregory Zuber - Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and many more
Since the company’s founding many improvements have been made to the sound and handling of Latin Percussion instruments. There are many copies of all kinds of Latin Percussion instruments, that all have one thing in common: they are cheaper than the original, but also sound that way.