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Augie Colon
Original name: August Colon
Birth: Aug. 27, 1927
Death: Jun. 4, 2004

Musician. Born in in Honolulu, Hawaii, he was a percussionist regarded as the Grandfather of percussion for Hawaii style music. During the 1950s, he played at Don the Beachcomber's in Honolulu, with a combo which included he on percussion, Arthur Lyman on the vibraphone, John Kramer on string bass and Martin Denny on Piano. For the hit song "Quiet Village" (1956), Colon was percussionist, plus voice behind the exotic bird calls and jungle sounds on the record. He also recorded the albums "Chant of the Jungle" and "Sophisticated Savage". He died in Honolulu, Hawaii, from complications of diabetes at age 74. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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Originally Created by: Joel Farringer
Record added: Jun 24, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8976918
Augie Colon
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