PERCUSSION FX AND HANDSHAKER
AudioXpression proudly presents Percussion Fx and Hand Shaker by Frank Colón. In this sample pack, Frank shares a bit of his journey through music playing some of his favorite Grammy-winning percussion instruments.
Frank's Percussion FX and Handshaker is an exclusive AudioXpression product.
Wave Files 44Khz / 24-bit
Frank Colón is a Grammy-winning American musician and specialist in Latin-Caribbean, Brazilian, and World percussion instruments, including congas, bongos, timbales, bata drums, shekere, cuica, berimbau, tabla drums, and many others.
As a young player in NYC's jazz scene, he launched his career performing with Walter Booker, Chet Baker, Jaco Pastorious, Michel Camilo, and African master drummer Babatunde Olatunji. He has performed and recorded with Gato Barbieri, Harry Belafonte, Tania Maria, Flora Purim, Airto Moreira, and Weather Report.
In Brazil, Frank has also performed and recorded with Milton Nascimento, Gilberto Gil, Ed Motta, João Bosco, Emílio Santiago, Wagner Tiso, Ney Matogrosso, Elba Ramalho, Marina Lima, RPM, João Donato, Toninho Horta, Roberto Menescal, and Marcos Valle.
As a sideman with the Manhattan Transfer for 12 years, he collaborated with the creative sound that got him two Grammy awards. In 1988 he was voted one of the top three "Most Influential Percussionists of the Year" by the readers of Modern Drummer Magazine.
A few of Frank's other collaborations are in performances in TV specials, DVDs, and CD recordings with Aretha Franklin, Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, George Clinton, Gato Barbieri, Mary J. Blige, George Benson, Thalia, Chaka Khan, Paquito D'Rivera, Chucho Valdés, Larry Coryell, Billy Taylor, Azymuth, Dianne Reeves, Nestor Torres, and Mickey Hart, among many others.