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Chester Thompson

Frank Zappa in the Year 1973

1973 is one of Frank Zappa's busiest years.Think about it : in one year, he records three albums, releases one and plays seventy-seven concerts throughout the world.From March till the end of May, he is at Bolic Sound in Inglewood and…

Genesis visit Vienna, Austria (1978)

August 28, 1978 - Genesis - that is Tony Banks, Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford, Daryl Stuermer, Chester Thompson - will be on stage at Wiener Stadthalle in Vienna, Austria<img…

Santana attend “Woodstock 94” Day 3 (1994)

August 14, 1994 - Santana - that is Carlos Santana (g, voc), Billy Johnson (d), Karl Perazzo (cymb), Raúl Rekow (cong), Chester Thompson (kb), Myron Dove (b), Alex Ligertwood (voc), Hal Miller (perc) and Jorge Santana (rg) - will play on…

Santana give a free Napolitan concert (2004)

July 17, 2004 - Santana - that is Carlos Santana plus among others Chester Thompson on keyboards, Bill Ortiz on trumpet, Sammy Totah and Andy Vargas on vocals - headline the "Cornetto Free Music festival" at the Piazza Plebiscito in…

Singing (and Playing) With Phil Collins

Phil Collins whose birthday is today - Happy Birthday BTW - has performed with, beside his Genesis colleagues, a myriad of bands or solo artists of all genres. We have selected twelve of them : Genesis, Daryl Stuermer, Laura Pausini, Sting,…

Steve Hackett takes his friends to Tokyo (1996)

December 16, 1996 - and tomorrow night, a progrock supergroup gathering Steve Hackett (g - ex Genesis), John Wetton (b - ex-King Crimson, UK and Asia), Chester Thompson (d, ex- Weather Report, Frank Zappa and Genesis), Ian McDonald (s, ex-…