Chuck McPherson 



Dwight Morrow High School, Englewood, NJ 1976-1978

Performed in Marching Band (Steel Drum Orchestra), Jazz Band 

Attended Jazzmobile Workshop at 127th St in Harlem, NY 1976-1978

My Drum Teachers were Freddie Waits, Michael Carvin, Buster Smith, & Charli Persip

Member of the Rutgers University Jazz Ensemble 1979-1981

Jazz Credentials:

Performed & Recorded With:

Alto Sax Jazz Legend: Charles McPherson

Trumpeter: Freddie Hubbard 

Pianists: Barry Harris & Tommy Flannagan

Tenor Saxophonist: James Moody, Harold Land, & Daniel Jackson

Vibraphonist: Steve Nelson

Outstanding Male Vocalists: Gregory Porter, recorded on his album "Water" on tracks #4/#6/#9

Hip Hop/R&B Credentials:

Performed & Recorded With:

Sugar Hill Records Session Drummer

Recorded with the Sugar Hill Gang

West Street Mob


Funky Four plus One

The Invisible Man's Band

The Five Stair Steps


Gregory Porter: "Water"/Motema Records

Charles McPherson: "Illusions In Blue"

Larry Vucovich & Scott Hamilton: "Something Special"

Chuck McPherson: "Wisdom"

Charles McPherson: "Follow the Bouncing Ball"/Discovery Records

Dale Fielder: "Free Flow"/Clarion Jazz

Charles McPherson: "Free Bop"/Xanadu Records 1978

Clarence Burke: "Sunday Afternoon"

Chuck McPherson: "Soul Jazz Collaboration" 

Classic Jazz & Soul Extraordinaire 

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