Episode 6: Ndugu Chancler

A premier jazz, pop and funk drummer, Ndugu Chancler’s rhythmic aggressiveness and vitality distinguishes anything he plays. His playing can be heard on many hit records, ranging from jazz to blues to pop, including Michael Jackson’s “Billie Jean”. Chancler has also worked with George Duke, Stanley Clarke, Jean-Luc Ponty, Donna Summer, Patrice Rushen, Carlos Santana, Hubert Laws, The Crusaders, Frank Sinatra, Weather Report, Lionel Richie, Kenny Rogers, Thelonious Monk, Herbie Hancock and John Lee Hooker. His most recent release is “3 Brave Souls” with Darryl Jones and John Beasley.

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