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Monday, June 25, 2012

rePercussion - David Carroll

David Carroll And His Orchestra
Mercury SR 60029

You can't go wrong searching out a copy of each of Carroll's fine percussion albums. Other titles I've blogged include Percussion In Hi-Fi and Percussion Orientale.

The vibe ranges, on this album, from light to moody. The album plays through well and is best listened to as a complete work. These albums demonstrates Carroll's depth as an arranger-composer.

From Billboard - February 16, 1959: Here's an excellent sound package for stereo and hi-fi addicts, a sequel to Carroll's "Percussion in Hi-Fi" album, this LP spotlights a different category of percussion instruments on each selection. Cuban percussion instruments on "The Peanut Vendor," Chinese percussion instruments on "Chinatown My Chinatown," etc. A strong entry with excellent performances by standout percussionists.

Chinatown By Chinatown
La Paloma
Bells And Little Bells
Maria Cha - Cha
Dizzy Fingers
George Washington Slept Here
The Bell's Of St. Mary's
Xylo - Calypso
First Call


  1. there was also Latin Percussion (1960) and Percussion Parisienne (1961) by David Carroll AHO.

    go on, be a completist ... :-)


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