LATIN PERCUSSION CONGA HEAD HAND PICKED FLAT SKIN

  • Handselected DIY workpiece
  • LP head workpieces are perfect for upgrading entrylevel congas
    or congas for which there are no replacement heads anymore. Workpieces are vendor independent and can be mounted to all shells and rims
  • Thickness: approx. 1,5 mm (conga, tambora)
  • Material: untanned buffalo hide
  • Tip:
  • Use the metal ring of the old head.
    Prepare the workpiece and the head by soaking them in warm water for about 8 hours. This helps to remove the metal ring and gives the workpiece the needed consistency.
  • The stated sizes are downward compatible and are suited for shells up to the stated crown diameter.
  • LP Skin Wires are available for X and LP Traditional conga rims

For over half a century, LP has crafted classic percussion instruments as well as patented hundreds of improvements and new designs for musical instruments that meet the exacting standards of professional musicians. Latin Percussion instruments have been featured in thousands of the world’s most famous, chart-topping recordings – from classic salsa – to classic rock. LP's range of product includes congas, bongos, cowbells, timbales, cajons, shakers and effect percussion instruments. In fact, LP is such an essential part of so many musical genres, it’s nearly impossible to turn on a radio or listen to a playlist and not hear an LP instrument.

In 1956, Martin Cohen, a young mechanical engineer from the Bronx happened upon New York’s famous Birdland jazz club. He walked in and was immediately captivated by the sound and energy of Latin Jazz. Martin Cohen was so taken with the infectious music that he wanted his own set of bongos. Unfortunately, due to trade embargoes, high quality, Cuban-made bongos were unavailable in the United States. So Cohen put his engineering skills to use and created his own set of bongos. In 1964, Martin Cohen founded Latin Percussion (LP) and was soon delivering bongos, cowbells and other instruments in brown paper bags to musicians. Cohen utilized this close connection with artists of the Latin Music szene which contributed greatly to the success story of the brand and which is still part of the company philosophy - the needs of performing musicians are placed ahead of everything else. Today, Latin Percussion instruments are considered the world’s best percussion instruments.

Art.-No. Description RRP
LP880.250 19" (to 11" Quinto) LP221A 35.20 GB
LP880.252 20" (to 11 3/4" Conga) LP221B 41.20 GB
LP880.254 22" (to 14" Super Tumba) LP221C 46.80 GB

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