LP® Front And Center At 2002 Montreal Drum Fest
In the 10 years since its inception, The Montreal Drum Festival has grown to become one of the world's pre-eminent percussion events. This year event organizer Ralph Angelillo presented me with a plaque commemorating Latin Percussion's steadfast support of the yearly event since its humble beginnings 10 years ago. LP artists were, as usual, a highlight of the event.
Raices: The Roots Of Latin Music Exhibit At The Museum Of The City Of New York
I had the privilege of attending the opening night ceremonies of Raíces:The Roots of Latin Music in New York City. Raíces is an exhibit held at the Museum of the City of New York that pays homage to the recognized pioneers and the overlooked individuals whose vibrant music has left an indelible imprint on the development of Latin music and indeed american culture.
WBAI Montvale Rhumba Broadcast
The Montvale Rhumba, which is being hailed as an instant classic, is Latin Percussion's first studio recording in over twenty years. In support of this long anticipated event, Nancy Rodriguez host of the popular Latin music radio show "Ritmo con Ache" on WBAI Radio New York City, dedicated a segment of her show to promoting the new disk. She graciously allowed the members of the band to come into the studio and perform several of the songs from the album for her listening audience.
The Montvale Rhumba CD Release Party At El Flamingo In New York City
I am proud to say that Latin Percussion has a long history as a company that produces high quality products. The Montvale Rhumba, LP's first recording in over twenty years, will surely be revered as a classic addition to LP's already strong collection of musical recordings. To commemorate the milestone release of the Montvale Rhumba the popular New York City night club El Flamingo hosted a record release party.
The 7TH Annual WKCR Vicki Sola Fundraiser At La Maganette In New York City
I had the privilege to attend the 7th annual WFDU fundraiser event given by Vicki Sola. Vicki has been the host and producer of the popular radio program "Que Viva La Musica" since 1984. It was a great night of fun for all. Latin Percussion donated a pair of Bronze Shell Tito Puente Tribute Timbales, which were raffled off.
Edmar Castañeda At Arka Lounge In New York City
Talented harpist Edmar Castañeda brought his unique and lively style of music to the Arka Lounge in New York City recently.
Little Johnny Rivero At Arka Lounge In New York City
Veteran LP endorser Little Johnny Rivero gave Latin music loving fans in the Big Apple something to smile about when he played at the Arka Lounge in New York City recently. Johnny surrounded himself with top shelf talent from the New York area Including Pedro "Pedrito" Martinez and Violinist Alfredo De La Fey.
The Alfredo De La Fey Orchestra At El Flamingo In New York City
Virtuoso violinist Alfredo De La Fey, who is hailed as the best violinist on the salsa scene today, recently performed an night of electrifying Latin music at the wonderful New York City night club El Flamingo.
The Quintero Quintet At Arka Lounge In New York City
Venezuelan-born percussionists Roberto and Luisito Quintero, who are cousins, have been playing music together since childhood. They demonstrated their considerable musical skill recently when they gave a performance at the Wednesday Night Latin Jazz Series held at the Arka Lounge in New York City.
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Until the next update,