Chester Thompson


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In 1995, Chester and his family moved from L.A. to Nashville. He is known for a very successful playing and recording career with such artists as Weather Report, Frank Zappa, George Duke, Phil Collins and many more. Chester is on the faculty at Belmont University in Nashville. He is very much in demand in the studios, and is constantly traveling to do clinics and master classes. Chester teaches drumset classes and ensembles at NJW, and also serves on the Board of Directors.

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Chester Thompson Straight No Chaser
"Straight No Chaser" performed by the Chester Thompson Trio (Chester Thompson, Joe Davidian, & Michael Rinne)

Chester Thompson Trio +1
"Joy Waltz," Chester Thompson Trio +1