Latin Percussion Gio Pal Ccii Requinto - 9.75" Ash

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Finish
Natural gloss
Material
3-ply North American Ash with Natural Rawhide head
Size
9.75" x 32"
Type
Requinto Conga
Manufacturer part number
LP859Z
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A Piece out of 1960s Latin Music History

NYC’s Palladium Ballroom was the place to be for Latin music and dancing in the ’50s and ’60s. Giovanni Hidalgo and LP’s latest collaboration, the Giovanni Palladium conga drum, pays tribute to this hotbed of American Latin music. Its exquisite satin-finished ash shell and real rawhide head provide a period-correct playing experience, while its chrome belly bands give the Palladium conga a deliciously retro look. You still get the modern advantages of LP’s extended-collar Comfort Curve II rim, which helps take the sting out of slaps, and LP’s ProCare Shell Protectors, which rid your instrument of accidental dings when played in multiples. LP’s Heart side plates complete the package, making the LP Giovanni Palladium conga an instrument that Sweetwater knows our percussionist friends will cherish for a lifetime.

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The conga drum is the backbone of Latin music. LP is not only the pioneer of this percussion staple, but today is one of the world’s leading manufacturers. LP owes the success of its congas to more than half a century of hardware innovations and old-world construction techniques: like precisely staved hardwood shells and hand-selected rawhide heads. These elements converge to make the LP Giovanni Palladium one of the finest congas on the market.

Giovanni Hidalgo with his Palladium Series congaLP Giovanni Palladium Wood Conga Features:
  • Designed by LP and master percussionist Giovanni Hidalgo
  • Honors the Palladium Ballroom of NYC, famous for its Latin music scene
  • Satin-finished, 3-ply North American ash shell is soulful and beautiful to behold
  • Exterior chrome belly bands impart a retro look
  • Rawhide head provides a traditional tone and feel
  • Extended collar Comfort Curve II rim protects hands during play
  • LP ProCare Shell Protectors on lugs prevent surface scratches from nearby drums
  • Heart side plates with 3/8" diameter tuning lugs
  • Includes a tuning wrench
  • 9.75" playing surface; 32" tall
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