Valje® Armando Peraza Series Wood Bongos
on display at the Smithsonian Institute
in Washington D.C.
was honored to attend the opening of The
Smithsonian Institute’s recent exhibit,
entitled "Latin Jazz, La Combinación
Perfecta", which runs from October 22,
2002 to January 18, 2003. The bilingual
exhibit explores the history, culture, musicians,
instruments, and dance aesthetic behind the
development of Latin Jazz.
contemporary and classic percussion instruments
from the LP®
product line are featured in the exhibit.
LP® endorser and Grammy nominee, Bobby
Sanabria performed at the opening with Arturo
O’Farill’s Afro-Cuban Jazz Ensemble.
photographs of the event found exclusively at
1 l Gallery