James A. Hall

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For the other guitarist also known as "Jim Hall", see Jim Hall (musician).

James A. Hall, Sr. (born 1947) is an American percussionist of all idioms, jazz drummer, jazz guitarist, music educator, and Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of South Carolina School of Music.[1]



  • Hall was principal timpanist with the South Carolina Philharmonic and the South Carolina Chamber Orchestra, and the Columbia Lyric Opera for twelve years.
  • He is the drummer for the Dick Goodwin Quintet and Big Band.
  • Purely for fun, Hall is a member of the Island Close By Steel Drum Band.


Selected discography[edit]

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Recorded in Columbia, South Carolina, January–May 2009

External links[edit]


  1. ^ University of South Carolina: Academic Bulletins: Distinguished Professors Emeriti Retrieved 2 July 2013.
  2. ^ Official Minutes, Meeting of the University of South Carolina Board of Trustees, Sect II.D.5.1.d., June 22, 2001
  3. ^ Lab Band Picks Personnel, The Dallas Morning News, Oct 25, 1970