Ndugu Chancler

009 – Ndugu Chancler: Eliminating “holes” in your playing

In this session of the Drummer’s Resource Podcast I talked to the legendary Ndugu Chancler, who is best known for his work with Michael Jackson, Miles Davis, Carlos Santana, Frank Sinatra and many many more.  Ndugu is one of the most well known drummers, producers, clinicians and educators in the world.

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” – Thomas Edison (Tweet this)

In this episode you’ll hear about:

·      How Ndugu got started playing drums
·      Playing on Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” record
·      Career Advice
·      Approaches to playing and learning new styles
·      Being a well rounded player
·      Much much more!

Resources and Links Mentioned in the Podcast:

Ndugu Chancler’s Official Site 
Michael Jackson
Quincy Jones
Miles Davis
Pocket Change (book)

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