Sol Percussion by Akbar Moghaddam is back! This is great news for the percussion world as Akbar is always very innovative and creative and the percussion and conga drum-cajon-bongo market needs his wonderful new products and insight to push the bar even higher then where it is currently at now. I have always loved his products in the past and it was only a matter of time before he resurfaced again with some brilliant new stuff! I first met Akbar Moghaddam at Haight Ashbury Music center in the early 80’s when I was a percussion salesman there and he was repairing drums there as well. The late great Armando Peraza would always come in as well as other local greats so we were exposed to very knowledgable people right from …
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Sol Percussion by legendary drum artisan Akbar is finally back. He is now up and running with new and improved products including hand made bongos and cajons from a variety of local and exotic hardwoods. Congas will be following shortly. Akbar Moghaddam not only manufactured Sol in the past he also owned Valje and redesigned the current Gon Bops models. I just ordered and bought a new set of the new Sol bongos in oak and they should be arriving shortly so I will have a full test here and also a comparison with Manito Percussion and L.P. Valje of yesteryear.