Rupps Drums Shop Main Shop > Hand Percussion > Latin Percussion > LP Bongos LP Galaxy Giovanni Ash Wood Bongos Click for larger imageSKU Number: * MSRP:$552.99 You Save:$193.00 FREE Shipping FREE Tech Support FREE 1-year Warranty Rupps Price: $359.99 Choose ModelChoose Model Required LP793X-C - LP Galaxy Giovanni Series Ash Wood Bongos, Chrome Hdwe LP793X - LP Galaxy Giovanni Series Ash Wood Bongos, Gold Tone Hdwe 222532:+:0,222533:+:0,222534:+:0 Quantity: Rarely does a percussionist reach the level of excellence of Giovanni Hidalgo. He has traveled the globe, performing with Dizzie Gillespie, “El Rey” Tito Puente, Carlos Santana, Paul Simon and the Grateful Dead’s Mickey Hart. While Giovanni is known primarily as a Master Conguero, he is brilliant playing all percussion instruments. Ambidextrous, with faultless technical skills and superb musicality, he has created a style all his own. He continuously expands the boundaries of his music.Features: Crafted of sonically superior North American AshManufactured to ensure virtually invisible glue joints, which are the result of precision stave fabrication during the assembly processSteel backing plate helps avoid cracks from occurring in the bongo shell that can develop when players in the Salsa genre drop their bongos to the floor and begin playing their bongo cowbell7-1⁄4 in. and 8-5⁄8 in. natural rawhide heads, hand-picked for quality5⁄16 in. diameter tuning lugs carefully formed to hug the shell, making them as comfortable for playing as possible and are complemented with plated cast aluminum bottomsLP Comfort Curve II RimsThey are a great compliment to LP Galaxy Giovanni Series Congas.