DeCamp was a self-taught arranger before acquiring a B.M.
degree in composition from Jordan College of Music in Indianapolis.
A member of BMI, Carroll has over 120 published arrangements
and compositions. He has arranged for Stan Kenton, Les Elgart,
Eddie Daniels, and the Blue Wisp Big Band of Cincinnati,
and has written for major orchestras, brass choirs, vocal
choirs, TV shows, and albums.