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Preston Epps

Born in Oakland, CA, in 1931, Preston Epps learned to play various percussion instruments, including the bongos, while he was in the US military during the Korean War, where he was stationed in Okinawa, Japan. After his hitch was over he moved to Southern California and began to make some money playing bongos in coffee houses around the area. He ... See full bio »

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This Boy's Life
This Boy's Life Soundtrack
Night of the Creeps
Night of the Creeps Soundtrack
Absolute Beginners
Absolute Beginners Soundtrack
Our Brand Is Crisis
Our Brand Is Crisis Soundtrack


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 2016 Hip-Hop Evolution (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Foundation (2016) ... (writer: "Bongo Rock")
 2015 Our Brand Is Crisis (writer: "Bongo Rock")
 2011 The Fairy (writer: "Bongo Rock")
 2009 The Smell of Success (performer: "Bongo Rock") / (writer: "Bongo Rock")
 2003 Stealing Sinatra (performer: "Bongo Rock") / (writer: "Bongo Rock")
 1994 Dead Beat (writer: "Bongo Rock")
 1993 This Boy's Life (performer: "Bongo Rock") / (writer: "Bongo Rock")
 1989 Heavy Petting (Documentary) (performer: "Bongo Rock") / (writer: "Bongo Rock")
 1988 Assault of the Killer Bimbos (performer: "Bongos In Pastel" (Instrumental), "Doin' The Cha Cha Cha")
 1987 Senior Week (performer: "Bongo, Bongo, Bongo")
 1986 Night of the Creeps (performer: "Bongo Rock")
 1986 Absolute Beginners (writer: "Bongo Rock")
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 1968 Girl in Gold Boots
Bongo drummer
 1957 Calypso Heat Wave
Bongo Player (uncredited)
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 1959 The Dick Clark Show (TV Series)
- Episode #2.41 (1959) ... Himself

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