Chris Dave And The Drumhedz Chris Dave And The Drumhedz

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Album-Release:
2017

HRA-Release:
08.12.2017

Label: Blue Note Records

Genre: R&B

Subgenre: Soul

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  • 1Rocks Crying02:21
  • 2Universal Language03:40
  • 3Dat Feelin'03:39
  • 4Black Hole04:34
  • 52n101:02
  • 6Spread Her Wings05:23
  • 7Whatever02:17
  • 8Sensitive Granite03:42
  • 9Cosmic Intercourse05:44
  • 10Atlanta, Texas03:45
  • 11Destiny N Stereo03:49
  • 12Clear View06:27
  • 13Job Well Done04:37
  • 14Lady Jane05:39
  • 15Trippy Tipsy02:26
  • Total Runtime59:05

Info for Chris Dave And The Drumhedz

Die uferlose Liste namhafter Künstler, die sich im Laufe der Jahre Chris Daves Dienste gesichert haben, reicht von Adele, über D’Angelo oder Erykah Badu bis hin zu Terrence Blanchard oder Sonny Rollins. Ebenso war er langjähriges Mitglied bei Robert Glasper Trio / Experiment. Speziell im Rahmen seines eigenen Projekts Chris Dave & The Drumhedz versteht er es, die Rolle des modernen Schlagzeugers neu zu definieren. Ihre Auftritte ähneln einem vor Zitaten und Referenzen strotzenden Mixtape, das ohne Punkt und Komma Genres und Einflüsse von J Dilla über Miles Davis bis Fela Kuti in einen Topf wirft und allerorten für nacktes Erstaunen zu sorgen pflegt.

Chris Dave And The Drumhedz




Chris Dave
has been around the world and back playing for and recording with some of music’s most established and iconic artists including: Adele, Maxwell, D’Angelo, Beyoncé, Kenny Garrett, Terrence Blanchard, Wynton Marsalis, Pat Metheny, Donald Brown, MF Doom, Bilal, Lupe Fiasco, Me’shell N’Degeocello, Lalah Hathaway, Ledisi, Sonny Rollins, the Robert Glasper Trio/Experiment, Pharoah Monche, TLC, Toni Braxton, Kevin Mahogany, Kim Burrell, Mos Def, Erykah Badu, Common, Talib Kweli, Jill Scott, A Tribe Called Quest, Mint Condition (Janet Jackson World Tour), Michelle Williams, Dianne Reeves, Sa Ra, Geri Allen, Yolanda Adams, Soulful Symphony, Reginald Veal and more.

Born in Houston, Texas, drummer Chris Dave, also known as Chris “Daddy” Dave, began his music career in the late 1980s. Chris Dave is one of the most revered and in demand musicians of his generation. His eccentric approach to the drum set and his ability to adapt to any musical setting, whether jazz, hip-hop or R&B, has put him in a category of his own.

Chris Dave got his start, like many musicians, playing in church. Although gospel music was an important facilitator of Chris Dave’s early style development, he credits jazz music as his strongest influence. As a teenager, he was exposed to jazz legends like Miles and Coltrane when listening to music with his father. Chris Dave blossomed on the drums, eventually graduating from Houston’s prestigious High School for the Performing and Visual Arts.

He studied at Howard University in Washington D.C. where he met acclaimed producers and former Prince associates Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis. Through this relationship, Chris Dave began working with R&B band Mint Condition and the rest as they say, is history.

As the 1990s came to an end and the 2000s began, Chris Dave’s assent as one of the greatest drummers in the world began to take shape. His open interpretations of rhythm and his ability to conform to each musical setting differently led to many new opportunities and platforms for Chris Dave to show his evolution to the world. Recent projects include his contribution as the featured drummer on Adele’s Grammy nominated album 21 and Maxwell’s Grammy winning album BLACKsummers’night.

Many of the world’s touted geniuses and great thinkers have experienced a time when their work and ideas flourished. For Chris Dave, that time is now. With the proven track record that spans over a variety of genres, the 90s to the present mark a time where Chris Dave has redefined the role of the modern drummer. He has taken his unique approach to production, tweaked it and applied it to the drum kit, creating an original sound that no other drummer can claim.

'Chris Dave and the Drumhedz' consists of world-renowned musicians that always alternate. The band may include a combination of any of the following: saxophonist, key player, bassist, guitarist and drummer (Chris Dave).

The show takes the audience on a musical journey by playing a variety of genres. Sometimes the band performs covers that are inspired by themes from the likes of Jimi Hendrix, D’Angelo, Fela Kuti, Radiohead, J Dilla and many more. With special surprise guests showing up during performances such as Beyoncé, Mos Def, and Bilal to name a few, Chris Dave and the Drumhedz always adds to the energetic movement of the show.

'Chris Dave and the Drumhedz' has featured great musicians such as Tenor Saxophonist Gary Thomas, bassist Joseph McCreary professionally known as Foley who played with Miles Davis from 1987-1991, Derrick Hodge and Pino Palladino, guitarists Isaiah Sharkey and Tim Stewart, and Cleo "Pookie" Sample on keys.



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