MUSIC DIRECTOR FOR GRAMMY® AWARD WINNING ARTIST D’ANGELO’S TOUR
“Chris Dave is probably the most dangerous drummer alive. He is totally reinventing just what you can do with drums.”- ?uestlove
DEBUT ALBUM TO BE RELEASED LATER THIS YEAR
Drummer and producer Chris Dave has an ambitious year planned for 2012. In addition to a debut album, set for release later this year, Dave has joined neo-soul singer D’Angelo for his comeback 2012 European tour dates as his drummer and music director. The tour kicked off in Stockholm, and continued in cities including Paris, Amsterdam, and London, among others.
“Working with D’Angelo is an incredible experience, we both have the highest respect for each other musically,” reflects Dave.
Dave’s open interpretations of rhythm and his unique sound have him sought out by some artists of the highest caliber. Recent projects include his contribution as one of the featured drummers on Adele’s multi-GRAMMY® nominated album 21 (produced by Rick Rubin, among others) and Maxwell’s GRAMMY® winning BLACKsummers’night. Dave is also known for his collaboration with pianist Robert Glasper, including his work in Glasper’s Experiment project. Dave is featured on Glasper’s new album Black Radio (Blue Note Records/EMI), which is set for release on February 28. Continue reading