Percussion Solo @ 2:44
Simon D. Carroll (percussionist and drummer) is an active musician and teacher of Los Angeles. He has been the timpanist of Música Angélica Baroque Orchestra for over a decade. He also has his hands deep in the Brazilian music community, leading/co-leading bands MôForró (forró), Samba Society (vintage samba), and Os Zagueiros (samba soul). He is the former music diretor of Viver Brasil – Afro-Brazilian dance company, and the percussionist of Delta Nove (world funk). He studied intensively throughout Brazil and Cuba and is the apprentice to the internationally renowned Brazilian percussionist Carlinhos Pandeiro de Ouro. He recently completed his teaching credential and teaches elementary school music for LAUSD. In his “free time” he trains capoeira with Mestre Amen Santos at Brasil Brasil Cultural Center in Culver City.