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Chris "Daddy" Dave

by Ben Freidkin


Chris "Daddy" Dave

Chris "Daddy" Dave has revolutionized the drumming world. This guy has a a metronome built inside him.

You may hear him playing with the top of the hip-hop artists (Kanye West, Mos Def, Lupe Fiasco, etc.) with which he creates amazing sounds and beats which no drum machine or producer could ever come close to.

If you're lucky enough you could catch him playing with the Robert Glasper Experiment. This group created a new genre and opened a new era of music. You cannot categorize their music.

Chris, which admits of being hugely influenced by the jazz giants (Philly, Elvin, Max, Tony, etc.) and by church music as well, is effortlessly moving between these two worlds, between time signatures and between the 4-5 (Oh Yea) snare drums in his unique set.

Hope to see a lot more of this guy in the near future maybe even his own album (Check out Chris Dave and Friends).

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