The Latin Percussion Aspire LPA601 SW are the bongos you need to play the hot rhythms of Caribbean music.
The Latin Percussion Aspire LPA601 SW is a set of two bongos in jamjuree wood and steel rims, like the original instruments made in Cuba. Natural rawhide hides are 6 inches and ¾ and 8 inches.
The Latin Percussion LPA601 SW bongos are built in the true Cuban style by Latin Percussion, taking into account the tradition and typical sound of the percussion instruments it manufactures, but also environmental sustainability.
Made with wood from trees created in environmentally sustainable plantations and dried in highly energy efficient ovens, the Aspire LPA601 SW bongos stand out both for their quality of construction and for their aesthetics, thanks to the natural finish that highlights the natural texture of the wood.
Bongos are a simple percussion instrument, consisting of two small drums joined together, one slightly larger than the other, open at the bottom and intended to be struck with the hands. The lowest and largest is called female while the other is called male, and they are used in styles such as salsa, cha cha cha and meringue.
They are perfect to be part of the rhythm sections of various styles from Cuban and Latin American influenced music to jazz. The Aspire LPA601 SW responds well to fast rhythms, maintaining the tension and definition needed to be heard with clarity and volume.
Latin Percussion is an American brand, which emerged in the 60's to fill the lack of Cuban percussion instruments in the United States, due to the trade embargo imposed by Washington at the time.
Latin Percussion instruments began to set the pace in Latin Jazz bands of the time, but were quickly used by musicians in a variety of styles, being today one of the most prestigious percussion instrument brands in the industry, respected by some of the most popular musicians of the last years. decades.
The Aspire LPA601 SW bongos preserve the tradition of Cuban percussion instruments, with a modern and reliable construction and an unbeatable price.
- 6 3/4" and 8" natural rawhide heads.
- Black powder-coated LP Aspire side plates & rims.
- 5/16" diameter tuning lugs.
- Cuban-style steel bottoms.