Gary Chester And The Beatle Beat — Yeah, Yeah, Yeah! 1964 (USA, Beat/Instrumental Pop)

Исполнитель: Gary Chester And The Beatle Beat
Откуда: USA
Альбом: Yeah, Yeah, Yeah!
Год выхода: 1964
Жанр: Beat/Instrumental Pop
Формат: MP3 CBR 320
Размер архива: 59.4 МB

If the subject is great studio drummers, this man’s name inevitably comes up, and Gary Chester can also take credit for both writing and co-writing a pair of books that are acknowledged masterworks of drum instruction. The average listener’s reaction might still be «Gary who?», but rest assured the sounds of this man’s drumming have been in the ears of just about anyone who wasn’t hiding out in an underground cave from the ’60s onward. He is the drummer with the Coasters. He is the drummer with the Monkees. He is the drummer with the Lovin’ Spoonful, and a host of other acts who either fronted bands consisting of studio musicians to record their hits, such as the Mamas and the Papas or Dionne Warwick, or groups who gladly sent their regular drummer out for a smoke break in order to get Chester’s take on things beat-wise. He occupied the same position of studio prominence on the east coast recording scene that Hal Blaine did on the west, and had the musical abilities and creative spirit to roll with all the changes in popular music flow that happened during his lifetime. Beginning with doo wop and rhythm & blues recordings, Chester also showed a great knack for folk-rock, eventually collaborating with artists such as Country Joe McDonald and the Jim Kweskin Jug Band. In the meantime, he played on literally hundreds of records and claimed to have logged some 15,000 studio sessions over three decades. Van Morrison’s «Brown Eyed Girl» is another one of Chester’s great drum parts, although sophisticated jazz drummers often mention his work with Warwick as some kind of high-water mark of great pop drumming. Several musical scholars who have devoted their lifetimes to the work of studio drummers have advocated the renaming of the «oldies» radio station format to «Gary Chester radio.» The rock band Luxx features the drummer’s daughter Katrina Chester, and this band’s debut album features a moving tribute to her father, naturally a cover version of yet another classic hit Gary Chester laid down the beat to, Lesley Gore’s 1963 hit «It’s My Party.» Chester’s instruction books are entitled New Breed and New Breed II and are published by Modern Drummer.

01. A Hard Day’s Night — 2:21
02. And I Love Her — 2:29
03. From Me To You — 2:08
04. Spider Walk — 2:19
05. I Want To Hold Your Hand — 2:24
06. Roll Over Beethoven — 2:11
07. I’ll Cry Instead — 2:14
08. I Should Have Known Better — 2:35
09. Please Please Me — 1:59
10. So Long — 2:10
11. I Saw Her Standing There — 2:59
12. She Loves You — 2:30


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