Mondo Groove present a reissue of Giovanni Cristiani's Alpha Percussion, originally released in 1985. Alpha Percussion is a cult groovy ambient album of acoustic percussion, pleasant to listen to and full of samples and breaks known very well by DJs and artists like Danny Brown, who used a sample of "Fragments Of Crystal" in "Really Doe", a song off his album Atrocity Exhibition (2016). Giovanni Cristiani is one of the most prepared and complete Italian percussionists. Born in Rome in 1952, he graduated in percussion at a young age and began playing professionally in Italy and abroad. In 1979, after years of activity at the side of the most popular jazz musicians, he constituted the Music Workshop A.D.E.L., playing drums and developing percussion courses. Penta Flowers, a Beat Records Company sub-label and publisher, asked him to make a solo percussion library music album in full artistic freedom that was pressed in limited edition for insiders; so was born Alpha Percussion, a gem now finally accessible, all thanks to the Mondo Groove label.