Giovanni Hidalgo

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2023 Readers Poll: Giovanni Hidalgo Wins "World / Percussion"

The winner of the "World/Percussion" category in Modern Drummer's 2023 Readers Poll is... Giovanni Hidalgo! Giovanni Hidalgo has been one of the reigning kings of Latin jazz percussion for a reason. He continued to elevate percussion world throughout the last year…

Modern Drummer
Sep 25, 2023

Latin Percussion Hosts New York and Los Angeles Artist Events

Latin Percussion (LP) recently hosted artist “family reunion” events in both New York and Los Angeles. LP artists were joined by staff and executives from LP’s parent company Drum Workshop, Inc. to celebrate the legacy and to toast the future…

Modern Drummer
Oct 7, 2016

David Garibaldi: Perpetually Hip With Tower Of Power

In the ’70s, David Garibaldi’s drumming with Tower Of Power was a revelation. Not only did he lay down some of the baddest beats ever played, the master drummer expanded the vocabulary of the instrument. Give a listen to some…

Modern Drummer
Aug 16, 2010

Gloria Gaynor’s Swiss Chris

Hello, MD! I am currently doing spot dates in North and South America with Gloria Gaynor. I’m also playing drums for this great group Bajah & the Dry Eye Crew. Check these guys out; they’re great artists with a message.…

Modern Drummer
Nov 5, 2009