Akingbola is a percussionist from England,
who demonstrated his African heritage by singing
theme in Yuroba.
Dyani-Akuro was extremely busy traveling
around Europe with Incognito and preparing
to begin working with th eBritish version
of The Lion King, so I had to settle for a
phone interview with him. Listen to this drummers
Gonzalez, Jr. flew up to LP® just
to have his first endorsement photo taken.
He, like his father and sister, was born without
fully formed hands. In spite of this, he is
an amazing percussionist. He said he wasn't
a singer, but when I asked him to give me
theme song, this is what he gave me.
Group of extraordinary musicians, consisting
of Roman Diaz, Pedro Martinez, and Ruben Rodriguez,
got together to record a congahead
Johnson is a top notch percussionist
who performs with Whitney Houston. Listen
Bashiri sing his Congahead.com Theme Song.
Martinez is a versatile percussionist
of the Afro/Cuban tradition who plays conga,
timbale and a killer shekere. He had the distinction
of winning the Theloneous Monk Hand Drumming
Competition in 2000. Listen
to Pedro sing a tribute to congahead.com.
Morales, "first call" conga
drummer in Puerto Rico, and a member of Gilberto
Santa Rosa's band visited me, along with Pablo
Padin, to perform
a congahead.com salute.
Nieves, Mr. "I Like It Like That",
was kind enough to give me a few seconds of
theme song at the South Street Seaport.
I have known Tito since his days with Conjunto
Clasico. I am so glad that someone as nice
as him is enjoying all this success.
Orbegoso - Peruvian born,
Toronto based Luis Orbegoso is a wonderfully
talented percussionist, singer & arranger
with musical roots firmly planted in the Latin
World. When he dropped by the LP studio for
photos and jamming he saluted LP by recording
his praises to congahead.com.
Padin, Puerto Rican timbale player
for Gilberto Santa Rosa's band visited with
me, along with Jimmy Morales, to perform a
Sanabria is a modern day musical
hero to today's aspiring young jazz talents
He and his band, Ascensión, celebrate
the rhythmic gifts of many artists such as
Dizzy Gillespie, Tito Puente, Harry Belefonte,
Count Basie, Mongo Santamaria and the legendary
Godfather of Afro-Cuban jazz, Mario Bauzá.
Listen to a rumba that Bobby gave me for his