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The sonic signature of this Latin pioneer.

LP Legend Johnny "Dandy" Rodriguez, Jr. Bongos speak of a man for whom bongos were his sole focus. These LP bongos incorporate prized European beech that cuts through with tone, and well-defined bottom end. The bongos feature authentic Cuban style steel bottoms, traditional rims, specially-selected matched hide heads, and a small center block for picking the drums up with one hand.

The son of respected Latin musician Johnny Rodriguez, Sr., "Dandy" Rodriguez apprenticed with stalwarts Ray Barretto and Tipica '73 before beginning a 27-year tenure playing bongos and bells with the Tito Puente Orchestra. This was an era when bongo playing was a true art form and the LP Legend Series Johnny "Dandy" Rodriguez, Jr. Bongos keep the noble profession alive. Dandy's flourish, snappy technique and incredible charisma influenced generations of percussionists.

LP Johnny Rodriguez, Jr. Legend Bongos Features:

  • Beech wood shell Authentic Cuban style steel bottoms
    Traditional rims Specially-selected matched hide heads
    Small center block that allows the drums to be picked up with one hand




LP Johnny Rodriguez, Jr. Legend Bongos

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  • Awsome Bongos

    As reviewed by juan santiago on 4/28/2011

    I've been playing these LP Johnny Rodriguez bongos since last year. I was attracted by the old school hardware and the fact that the hembra(large drum)is 9" instead of the traditional 8.75" diameter. This makes a difference that you'll be able to hear. The sound is deep and rich and loud! It cuts through the loudest orchestra sounds. It's hard to see from the picture, but the skins on both drums are different textures. The thinner skin on the macho achieves the crisp loud slaps as well as the muffled sound. The thicker skin on the hembra is perfect for the deep sound you need. Another great product from LP. I love them!

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