Dennis Chambers

Genres: Funk
Tags: fusion jazz funk jazz fusion drummer drums Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades: 1990s 2000s
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Dennis Milton Chambers, 9 May 1959, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Chambers began playing drums at the age of four and two years later was playing in night clubs. Without formal schooling, his musical training came from these early professional gigs. Leaving high school at the age of 18, he joined George Clinton’s P-Funk All Stars. He was with this band until 1985 from where he went to New York, building a reputation as a solid session musician and in particular was house drummer for Sugar Hill Records. That same year, he joined Special EFX and later in the decade played in bands led by David Sanborn and John Scofield. At the start of the 90s, he was with the Mike Stern / Bob Berg band, and thereafter played in various other bands, including those led by Randy Brecker, Michael Brecker, Michal Ubaniak, saxophonist Bill Evans, George Duke, Stanley Clarke, Steve Kahn and John McLaughlin. Still on a jazz rock track, he formed the band, Uncle Remus, with Greg Thomas...

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