One of our most successful innovations, the patented LP Giovanni Compact Congas produce an amazing conga sound suitable for practice, playing live or in studio. Designed with Giovanni Hidalgo it won the 2003 Musikmesse International Press Award for most innovative instrument, DRUM! Drummies and the Modern Drummer Reader€™s Choice Awards.
Giovanni Hidalgo has played a major role in shaping the way the world thinks about hand drumming, and has played LP exclusively for his entire career
Giovanni replicates sounds with his hands that drummers normally make with sticks. Ambidextrous, with faultless technical skills and superb musicality, he has created a style all his own.
- Alluminum alloy rims
- 11-3/4" Evans Tri-Center Synthetic Head (replacement head LP265BE)
- Drum key tunable; can be muted for practice
- Fits on basket-style snare stands or LP826M
- LP's patented and award-winning design allows easy placement with drum kits. The sound projects as well as full size congas and can be played with sticks or hands.
- Matching bongo, backpack, mounting system and stands available
- Tuning wrench included