The clay construction of LP Udu Drums is based upon centuries-old African traditions.The name “Udu” has been derived from the Nigerian Ibo language, meaning “pottery”. Each LP Udu Drum offers individual tonal values. They can be played by hitting any part of the drum with the palm of the hand or the finger tips. The textured surfaces provide additional tonal variations by creating rubbing sounds.
Discover the sounds of the Udu LP Claytone LP1400-C1, one of the most multifaceted and fascinating percussion instruments you will ever meet.
Expand your collection of percussion sounds with the udu, an instrument of African origins capable of producing a huge variety of sounds. This udu is a teardrop-shaped clay instrument with two openings and a textured exterior, which is played with the hands.
The side opening serves to produce a deep and dynamic sound and its shape allows for different timbres and tones throughout the body. The texture of the outer surface offers the possibility of producing sounds through friction.
Latin Percussion gave the design of the Claytone LP1400-C1 LP to Frank Giorgini, a renowned master ceramist, who created a modern instrument with great build quality, maintaining the characteristics of traditional models.
Measuring 12 inches tall by 8 inches wide (30.5 cm x 20.3 cm), the LP1400-C1's body also has a straw base. It's easy to carry and play in style.
The C-1 model is one of four models available in Latin Percussion's Claytone LP1400 series, which brings modern percussionists the unique sound of this instrument, lending new elements and sounds to the most creative musicians.
Latin Percussion was created in the 60s in the United States by the hand of Martin Cohen to make up for the lack of Cuban percussion instruments caused by the trade embargo imposed by Washington at the time.
Latin Percussion instruments began by setting the pace in Latin Jazz bands at the time, but were quickly used by musicians in a variety of styles, and today they are one of the most prestigious percussion instrument brands in the industry and a favorite of some of the most popular musicians in the world. the last few decades.
It is one of the main brands of percussion instruments with roots in several traditions, seeking and promoting the most original and modern sounds, always starting from the concepts developed and applied over centuries to the original instruments.
The Udu LP Claytone LP1400-C1 is an opportunity to develop and expand the creativity and technique of percussionists who are looking for new sounds and musical challenges.
Tear drop shape drum is comfortably played and provide wet, liquid-like sounds
Available in four sizes with complementary tones
12"H x 8"W
Warning: we advise you to pick the instrument in the store because of the instrument's fragility.