August Colon

August Colón

Also known as Augie Colón, Augie Colon, Savage Beat Of Augie Colón, The

Discography of August Colon:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Chant Of The Jungle 12 Audio 1960 Liberty
2 Sophisticated Savage 11 Audio 1959 Liberty
3 Chant Of The Jungle 12 Audio 1960 Liberty
4 Sophisticated Savage 11 Audio Liberty


Percussionist and the voice behind the exotic, jungle sounds of Martin Denny's 1956 hit song, "Quiet Village". He was a popular session musician and bandleader in Hawaii. HIs bird calls were featured as well in the music. Died at the age of 76 on June 11, 2004, after suffering complications related to diabetes.

Called the "Grandfather of Percussion".


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