Chuck McPherson

Chuck McPherson: Drums

Genre: Hip-Hop & Rap, Jazz

RIYL: West Street Mob, James Brown

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Synoposis

Influences: Buddy Rich, James Brown, Charles McPherson, Sugarhill Gang,

Background:

Drummer Chuck McPherson is the son of local jazz legend Charles McPherson. In the '80s, he played with New York's West Street Mob, a rap group with connections to the original Sugar Hill Gang, whose song "Rapper's Delight" is considered one of the first mainstream hip-hop releases.

As of 2009, McPherson fronts the Cold Sweat Sextet, a James Brown tribute band.

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