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Latin Percussion is pleased to announce the launch of a range of accessories designed specifically for percussionists with the aim of making playing, locally and on the road, that much easier.

The LP Drum Throne (LP3100) is perfect for playing congas and bongos in the seated position. Built to last, it’s constructed from chrome plated steel with a double braced tripod base. The throne’s 13″ Diameter, 3″ thick solid foam round seat is vinyl covered and offers excellent comfort and support. Retail $153.99

LP Skull Shakers (LP006-BK/RD/GLO) further extend Latin Percussion’s expansive shaker offering. The new skull-shaped shakers which are available in Black, Red and Glow-in-the-Dark, produce a quick sound that offer the perfect sonic color where needed. The shakers have a flat bottom which allows for an easy grip and are filled with non-toxic steel shot. Retail $7.99

The new LP Percussion Accessory bag (LP530) is made from heavy-grade, durable nylon with an adjustable shoulder strap and adjustable interior liners that can be configured into customised compartments. The flexible interior of this easy-to-carry bag keeps fragile instruments safe and secure while separating heavier, more items. Retail $107.99

The innovative LP Bongo Throne Attachment (LP330D) clamps on to most drum thrones and holds bongos securely in the seated play position allowing for comfortable play and freeing up space. It features LP’s Patented Camlock tensioning system and a heavy-duty nylon strap to hold bongos firmly in place by the drums’ center block. The Camlock top has a rubber-lined seat which protects the drums and provides additional stability. Retail $246.99

Latin Percussion is excited to introduce two new LP Raul Pineda Signature Cowbells. Grammy award-winning drummer, Raul Pineda, is one of the most innovative and influential Latin drummers today. His unique ability to blend Afro-Cuban and contemporary influences, has gained him notoriety among elite Latin players and fans alike. “Raul came to us looking for a specific sound and aesthetic that would work for a multitude of musical applications. He also wanted something that was specifically designed to be played with a pedal. After working with him and our USA cowbell factory we are extremely happy that we have been able to realize his vision”, says Derek Zimmerman, LP Brand Manager. The all-new LP Raul Pineda Signature 7” “Songo” Cowbell (LP574-RP) and 8 ½” Footbell (LP576-RP) are made in the USA using a one-piece steel construction. They are finished in a stunning Antique Bronze coating and feature a patented vice-clamp mount that fits rods from 9.mm to 12.5mm. An included memory lock ensures exact placement every time.

Retail for the 7” cowbell is $84.99. Retail for the 8 ½” cowbell is $92.99

Latin Percussion is delighted to announce the extension of its world class range of tambourines with the launch of fifteen new LP Pro 10” Tambourines and a 10″ “Worship” Tambourine. All-new LP Pro 10” Tambourines have Asian Oak shells and a choice of a single or double row of sonically matched aluminium, bronze or brass jingles that produce a myriad of sounds for most musical applications. Headed and non-headed tambourines, as well as and sonically matched, alternating Brass and Bronze jingles are also available. All models include a deluxe carrying bag. In addition, LP has launched the 10” “Worship” Tambourine (LP316) to meet the needs of gospel choirs and other religious settings. The instrument features a lightweight all-wood shell and sixteen pairs of steel jingles for an open, bright sound. It comes with LP’s Perfect Pitch™ synthetic head which is climate friendly and easy to tune. A reinforced grip provides maximum comfort for hours of play.

LP Pro Tambourine prices range from $153.99 for single row to $230.99 for a double row, headed tambourine. The Worship Tambourine retails for $61.99

Latin Percussion is proud to offer one of the most comprehensive lines of cajons on the market today, with something for every player and every gig. New for 2019 are the LP 3-Zone Box Kit, the LP Solo Cajon and the specially designed LP Cajon Mic Mount. The innovative LP Box Kit (LP1453) allows percussionists to play all three zones in a seated position in front of the instrument, either with hands, cajon brushes or other specialty sticks to inspire new creativity. An independent bass soundboard allows for ultimate distinction with no cross talk, while the adjustable snare mechanism allows players to dial in their ideal snare tone. A specially-designed “side address” DW bass drum pedal perfectly complements the box cajon (sold separately).

A new pro model, the LP Solo Cajon’s (LP1447) solid cedar body provides depth and warmth while an Exotic Cedar soundboard sourced from the DW California Custom Shop makes a high-end visual statement. Individually tuned strings offer snap and clarity for an authentic “Flamenco sound”. At the same time, an angled playing surface and adjustable swivel feet deliver maximum comfort and playability. Retail $615.99 The perfect accessory for live situations is the LP Cajon Mic Mount (LP-CMM). It allows players to attach the mic of their choice to the sound hole of any cajon up 3/4″ thick without inhibiting vibration or resonance. The mount comes with a knurled aluminium mic rod, as well as a US mic adapter that fits most mic clips, offering superior adjustability and mic positioning.