Chad Wackerman

Allan Holdsworth

Allan Holdsworth, Alan Pasqua, Jimmy Haslip, Chad Wackerman, live May 23, 2007

Allan Holdsworth (guitar), Alan Pasqua (keyboards) Jimmy Haslip (bass), Chad Wackerman (drums) performed in Bergen, Norway on May 23, 2007. Very few guitarits have such a distinct sound as Allan Holdsworth´s – recognizable from only a few notes played. During the concert his legato style of playing was impressive – as always. The set began around 11:30 PM – local time and was ver... »

‘Against The Clock'

Allan Holdsworth – ‘Against The Clock’

It was fall of 1975. I awoke early one Saturday morning and was about to head toward the bathroom. The radio was on; and although I was semi-conscious the tune that was playing grabbed my attention. And it was kickin’!! An electric piano was soloing, and the drummer sounded familiar; but I knew I hadn’t heard the tune before. Then the guitar player took a solo: and that cat started playin’ some un... »

Legs Eleven

Legs Eleven

A phenomenally skilled jazz and rock drummer, Wackerman’s professional career began in 1978 with the Bill Watrous band. He’s since accumulated an impressive resume, including a seven-year association with Frank Zappa, with whom he toured the USA and Europe and recorded 26 albums, which speaks volumes about Wackerman’s musical talents. Wackerman also recorded six albums and toured... »

Chad Wackerman

Chad Wackerman Interview

AL: How is living in Australia different from Los Angeles? CW: I really love it out here. We moved here in 1994 after things started to go a little crazy in California with earthquakes and riots. There are about 4 million people who reside here, so it is very cosmopolitan. I still travel a lot going to the States, Europe, Japan, plus I have a very nice studio in Sydney where I do most of my record... »

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