Chad Wackerman Trio: Hits Live DVD Is Out
(mtebaldi | Posted 2010-07-09)
Distributed by Alfred Music Publishing, Chad Wackerman Trio: Hits Live is a powerful and adventurous musical ride with creative musicians who create a unique blend of rock and jazz that is both exciting and unpredictable. Drummer and composer Wackerman is widely known for his studio work and touring career with renowned artists like Frank Zappa, James Taylor, Steve Vai and Barbara Streisand. On this first DVD release, Chadís trio includes the exciting lineup of guitarist Mike Miller who has been member of bands like Chick Corea, Bette Midler, Quincy Jones and Vinnie Colaiuta; and bassist Doug Lunn whose lengthy credits include work with Sting, David Torn, Bruce Springsteen and Wayne Kramer.
This Drum Channel DVD is now available at www.alfred.com/drums for $19.99.
Here is a little more about Chad Wackerman's phenomenal drumming career:
Chad's professional career began in 1978 with the Bill Watrous band. Since then he has amassed a remarkable body of work including a seven year association with Frank Zappa, with whom he toured the USA and Europe and recorded 26 albums, including the London Symphony recordings.
He has also recorded 6 albums and toured with guitar legend Allan Holdsworth, played on the "One Voice" album and video with Barbra Streisand, and recorded albums and toured with artists as diverse as Steve Vai, Andy Summers, Men At Work, Ed Mann, Albert Lee, Colin Hay, Dweezil Zappa and Tom Grant.
Chad has also toured with James Taylor, John Patitucci, Joe Sample, Banned From Utopia and The World Drummers Ensemble (Bill Bruford, Luis Conte, Dou Dou Ndiaye Rose and Chad Wackerman) and most recently toured the USA with another ex-Zappa drummer, Terry Bozzio.
As a band leader and composer Chad has four critically acclaimed CDs: 'Forty Reasons', 'The View', 'Scream', and his latest release 'Legs Eleven'. Chad has written music for the television show 'The Dennis Miller Show', as well as composing music for Allan Holdsworth's 'Secrets', 'Wardenclyffe Tower' and 'Sixteen Men of Tain' CDs.