HandPercussionTracks

Percussion For Your Music.

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Hello, my name is Larry. I specialize in remote sessions and offer incredible sounding percussion tracks at affordable rates. To date, I have competed over 2000 online sessions through various platforms. I have extensive credits in film/TV and have worked on projects ranging from the DIY artist to Walt Disney Studios. I offer a 100% guarantee.

I'm comfortable in nearly all styles of music and treat each project as if it were my own.
Please read my reviews/FAQ (all of them are SoundBetter verified)

I offer percussion services on.

Conga,bongo,castanets,doumbek,cajon,pandeiro,riq,tar,
timbales,djembe,talking drum,udu,snare,roto toms,octobans,concert toms

Shakers/maracas/tambourines

Bells/Triangle. Bells from West Africa/South America and more.

Woodblocks/Clave

Effect/quirky instruments: Gongs,cymbals,wind chimes,rainstick,singing bowls,guiro,washboard,tuning forks, spoons,mouth harp,various tongue drums,ceremonial/ritualistic bells.electronic percussion and more.

Drum tracks, I offer services on snare drum, concert/power/Roto Toms/orchestral bass drum. NO DRUM SET

F.A.Q.
My rates. Rates depend on what is needed percussively. Cost for a 2 min track vs a 4 min track will differ. Its best to send me an MP3 so I can offer you a more accurate rate. Typically, for a song around 4 min 30 sec my rate is $55-$95. Reference tracks for review and stems are included. Revisions are determined on a per project basis.

What's a review track? My parts recorded against your music Ill send you an MP3 to listen to.
What's a verified review? Verified reviews are from actual SoundBetter projects and not from friends or outside sources.

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325 Reviews - 53 Repeat Clients

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  1. Review by John T.
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    Fast, reliable and easy to work with. The best.

  2. Review by John T.
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    Fantastic job on this track. Very happy with Larry's work on our songs.

  3. Review by John T.
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    Larry just gets what the song needs. Highly recommended.

  4. Review by Scott
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    The words that I would describe my experience working with Larry would include: 'professional', 'great process'. 'thoughtful approach', 'wide array of techniques, percussion instruments and sounds', 'adaptable to try different variations to see what fits best.' It's been great to collaborate with Larry on our Epic Orchestral track.

  5. Review by John T.
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    Fast and great, as always!

  6. Review by Calvin A.
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    Another great job by Larry at hand percussion.
    Thank you!

  7. Review by Calvin A.
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    Another great job by Larry at Hand Percussion. Highly recommended on any style of music. Thanks again!

  8. Review by Calvin Albert
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    First time working with Larry, and it was indeed a pleasure. The communication was top notch professional from start to finish, and most important, he gave the song the right percussive instruments that sat beautifully in the grove of the song. Thank you Larry, at Hand Percussion.

  9. Review by Lee
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    Great work!!

  10. Review by Nan L.
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    Phenomenal musician! Super professional! The track he sent was beyond what I had in mind!

  11. Review by Yuval S.
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    did an amazing job for my song,really nice person ,quality sounds and service!
    highly recommend.

  12. Review by John T.
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    Once again, Larry hits it out of the park. No back and forth, just done and quick and great!

  13. Review by John T.
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    Larry is amazing. He gets the vibe, gives you plenty of options to work with and he works fast. He's our guy!

  14. Review by Smarts Music
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    Attention to detail and precision. Great to work again with Larry! Thanks!

  15. Review by U-Nam S.
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    As James Brown as the hardest working man in the business… Larry is the hardest and fastest working man in the business of percussion!!! Larry is part of my “musical” family now… and my “go to” #1 percussion player! His timing is perfect (which is hard to find btw) and his knowledge and taste is fabulous! Looking forward to the next one!

  16. Review by U-Nam S.
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    And once again as usual my man Larry delivers!!! Always right on it!!! Even on original tunes where it’s most difficult sometimes to second guess what the artist has in my mind but Larry does and much more!!! One more song done and much more coming!!!

  17. Review by Nan Li
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    Very creative musician! And very easy to communicate! Fast response.
    Highly recommend!

  18. Review by AJ Rivlin
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    great job once again. always a pleasant surprise to get your tracks back with really sweet percussion on there.

  19. Review by John T.
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    A pleasure, as always.

  20. Review by Daniel J.
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    Larry faithfully replicated the percussion my track already had, so it was easy to blend in with the rest. I'm always pleased with his additions of other instruments that add so much to the piece's texture.

Interview with HandPercussionTracks

  1. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  2. A: I pride myself on an extremely high quality recording system. I use an iMac 3.6GHz 8-core Intel Core i9. Neve and UA preamps, Maag EQ's and a gigantic selection of microphones that can handle anything percussion wise. Beyond that I use Mogami gold standard cabling, Apogee convertors and proper power conditioning. My instrument inventory is 700 + pieces currently. I also have a 5 TB Dropbox business account, which enables file retrieval at anytime for past and older session stems. My internet connection is an AT&T fiber connection at 1000 Mpbs. If you would like a complete microphone list please let me know. There is a partial one listed above in my recording services description.

  3. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  4. A: Ive been working in the recoding field since 1992. Thats what I set out to do and here I am.

  5. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  6. A: Ive been hired to play on more styles of music than I can list. Everything from DIY singer songwriter tracks to XBOX and Playstation games, film trailers, TV shows and more.

  7. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  8. A: Concentration, professionalism,time management and follow through. Not to mention a well-developed workflow that has been honed and perfected.

  9. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  10. A: I do recording jobs from the simple to extreme. Anything from a simple shaker track to a fully orchestrated percussion track. I have online sessions credentials ranging from the D.I.Y. artist to Walt Disney Studios.

  11. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  12. A: Give me as much info as you can. What do you want rhythmically? If you want a tambourine track, do you want a "jingly" sound or a dry sound. Do you have a specific pattern in mind? If they aren't sure I am perfectly comfortable trying out different ideas until the right vibe is found.

  13. Q: How would you describe your style?

  14. A: Simple when needed, aggressive when the times right. Play for the music.

  15. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  16. A: 100 % guarantee when you're happy my job is done.

  17. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  18. A: At times I will ask several questions, its a time saving method on my part. When people ask me "can you track a conga part in my choruses" ? I will try and focus in on the specifics. Quite often people are unsure, at that point I will offer several examples and let them pick what works best.

  19. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  20. A: I bring over thirty years of recording and musical experience. I play strictly for the song/project. Beyond that I have an incredibly good understanding of proximity effect, SPLm headroom and acoustics which results in amazing sounding tracks for your song.

  21. Q: What's your typical work process?

  22. A: Depends on the project. If someone wants a maraca track (for example) I typically ask a few questions. Do you want a mono or stereo track ? Do you want a mixture of natural room sound ? I don't have any one single process since I have to wear a lot of hats rhythmically.

  23. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  24. A: Anyone who is successful, unique and honest.

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Terms Of Service

I stand behind my work with a 100 % guarantee. When you're happy my job is done. My turn around time is between 1 and 3 days. I have no additional or last minute -"surprise" costs.

Gear Highlights
  • A formidable signal path. Neve/UA pre's
  • Maag EQ's
  • Apogee convertors
  • BD M160 ribbon
  • Aston Origin (2) Lewitt LCT 640
  • REX 340
  • MTP 440
  • AKG D112 AKG 414XLS/414TL II
  • Shure KSM141 (2) SM57 (2) EV RE-20
  • Blue Bluebird
  • Audix D6
  • Senn 421
  • ATM 25
  • Iso booth.
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  • An updated Youtube playlist containing my percussion playing can be heard hereMay 01, 2020

    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2LkaRFd5spP9kgXv4LOh1A/playlists?view_as=subscriber

  • Recording projects I have been a part of.Oct 13, 2016

    https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLKCoy5IAQhfIAvW0icQGeSqPvBCq50l03

  • View my Instagram page for photos of the latest online sessions I have been part of.Sep 15, 2016

    Copy and paste the link below.
    https://www.instagram.com/percussion_sessions_online/