craig chesnut
OFFLINE

craig chesnut

25
craig chesnut
Independent
Coachella Valley / Palm Springs
22" Dervish
15"Dervish 13"Euphrates
17" 18" Tigris & Euphrates
18" Old School EFX
-
-
-
-
-
CRAIG CHESNUT is a skilled and versatile Drummer that has studied and learned many styles of Music that has allowed to Perform with many Artist.

EDUCATION: 4 YEARS of Private instruction with EDWARD LEMUS INSTRUCTOR OF the NORCO WESTERNEERS DRUM & BELL CORPS. Emphasis: Rudiments & Sight Reading.1979-1982
2YEARS of Private Instruction with ALVIN HENRY Graduate of LONG BEACH STATE. Emphasis Drumset Performance.1981-1982.
Currently a lifetime student of Drums & Percussion. 1986- Current.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE & LIVE PERFORMANCES: TONY PALKAVIC Jazz Fusion Guitarist 1991-1998.
GARY BIAS EWF SAX MAN & GRAMMY AWARD WINNING SONG WRITER Live Performances 1999- CURRENT.
CURTIS TRAYLOR & THE CT CONNECTION R&B COVER BAND LIVE PERFORMANCES 2001-2005.
DERRICK EDMONDSON & THE VINYL BAND TO THE STARS LIVE PERFORMANCES BACKING HOWARD HEWITT, RAY PARKER JR, STEVIE WONDER. 2005-2010.
GEORGE WHITTY TRIO. GRAMMY AWARD WINNING PRODUCER & SONGWRITER. JAZZ FUSION. MEMBER. 2009-2010.
SLIMMAN SMOOTH JAZZ NATIONAL RECORDING ARTIST LIVE PERFORMANCES 2013-CURRENT.
JOHN STANLEY KING BAND. MEMBER. COACHELLA VALLEY MUSIC ICON. 2015-CURRENT.
CHUCHITO VALDEZ 7 TIME GRAMMY NOMINATED LATIN JAZZ PIANIST. RECORDED THE ALBUM. Sueno Que Te Beso Drums & Percussion. 2016- CURRENT.
STEVE OLIVER WORLD MUSIC & SMOOTH JAZZ NATIONAL RECORDING ARTIST. RECORDED 3 TRACKS ON THE NEW ALBUM DUE OUT JULY 2018 ILLUMINATE. 2017- CURRENT.
VICKIES OF SANTA FE INDIAN WELLS, CA. CURRENTLY RESIDENT HOUSE DRUMMER FOR 2 NATIONAL RECORDING ARTISTS & JSK BAND & JAZZ QUARTET.