Sunday, October 26, 2014

David Carroll: Percussion in Hi-Fi (mono version)



Nutty exotica sounds from conductor David Carroll. Piano, bass, guitar, and harp join six percussionists as they bang out some truly manic arrangements. "Hell's Bells" and "The Cricket" will make your day, and "Chimes of Swing" features an improv jazz chimes solo, which I was not heretofore aware had happened in the annals of music. The next blog post will feature this album's interesting twin...

Hell's Bells
Bali Ha'i
The Chimes of Swing
Malagueña
Discussion in Percussion Part I: Quiet Talk
Discussion in Percussion Part II: Chatter
Discussion in Percussion Part III: Controversy
The Cricket
Jungle Drums
Spanish Symphonique No. I: The Pyrenees
Spanish Symphonique No. II: Madrid
Spanish Symphonique No. III: Bullfight
Spanish Symphonique No. IV: Finale - Flamenco

Album audio & artwork

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1 comment:

  1. I dug this out of the dusty record stacks in the band room in junior high back in the late 1970s and remember that I really liked "The Cricket" and "The Chimes of Swing." I never imagined I would hear this again so thank you!

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