On April 12, 2004 LP® celebrated its 40th Anniversary with
a performance at New York City's music club, SOB. The band, assembled by
Little Johnny Rivero,
featured some of the finest musicians in the world. Headlining the show was
who came to celebrate both this anniversary and his new
LP Giovanni Palladium Series Congas.
In spite of the heavy rain, the club was packed with adoring fans.
The band consisted of Giovanni Hidalgo, Little Johnny Rivero,
Alfredo de la Fé,
Pedro "Pedrito" Martinez,
Manny Mieles, Ivan Renta, Maximo Rodriguez, Mike Rodriguez, Robert Rodriguez,
Samuel Torres and
I am grateful for the support of so many music lovers, for having Giovanni Hidalgo perform for LP's event
and for having my family with me to share in the festivities. I was also glad to have our endorser from Holland,
Jeroen De Rijk
and his girlfriend Julia, be a part of this historic event.
To see PHOTOS from this
event, please CLICK
Little Johnny Rivero and Pedro "Pedrito" Martinez, part of an all-star lineup.