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Chad Wackerman

Chad Wackerman
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United States
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Chad Wackerman (born March 25, 1960) is an American jazz, jazz fusion and rock drummer who first gained attention as drummer and percussionist in Frank Zappa's band, but has also worked with Allan Holdsworth and others.
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http://www.chadwackerman.com
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Releases on file (26)
Lorenzo Feliciati — Elevator Man Lorenzo Feliciati — Elevator Man
(RareNoise RNR084, 2017, CD)
Steven Wilson — 4½ Steven Wilson — 4½
(Kscope 347, 2016, CD)
Micha Schellhaas — Double Take Micha Schellhaas — Double Take
((Not on label) no#, 2015, CD)
Steven Wilson — Hand. Cannot. Erase. Steven Wilson — Hand. Cannot. Erase.
(Kscope 316, 2015, CD)
Tohpati — Tribal Dance Tohpati — Tribal Dance
(Moonjune MJR064, 2014, CD)
Antoine Fafard — Occultus Tramitis Antoine Fafard — Occultus Tramitis
(Unicorn Digital UNCR-5087, 2013, CD)
Holdsworth / Pasqua / Haslip / Wackerman — Blues for Tony Holdsworth / Pasqua / Haslip / Wackerman — Blues for Tony
(Moonjune MJR029, 2009, 2CD)
Various Artists — Modern Drummer Presents Volume One - Drum Nation Various Artists — Modern Drummer Presents Volume One - Drum Nation
(Magna Carta MA-9065-2, 2004, CD)
Allan Holdsworth — The Sixteen Men of Tain Allan Holdsworth — The Sixteen Men of Tain
(Cream Records JMS 18713-2, 2000, CD)
Allan Holdsworth — I.O.U. Live Allan Holdsworth — I.O.U. Live
(Cleopatra CLP 9970-2, 1997, CD)
Frank Zappa — Läther Frank Zappa — Läther
(Rykodisc RCD 10574/76, 1996, 3CD)
Allan Holdsworth — Wardenclyffe Tower Allan Holdsworth — Wardenclyffe Tower
(Cream Records CR 310-2, 1992/2007, CD)
Frank Zappa — Make a Jazz Noise Here Frank Zappa — Make a Jazz Noise Here
(Zappa Records ZR 3883, 1991/2012, 2CD)
Andy Summers — World Gone Strange Andy Summers — World Gone Strange
(Private 01005 82088 2, 1991, CD)
Andy Summers — Charming Snakes Andy Summers — Charming Snakes
(Private 2069-2-P, 1990, CD)
Allan Holdsworth — Secrets Allan Holdsworth — Secrets
(Manifesto MFO 46508, 1989/2017, CD)
Frank Zappa — Broadway the Hard Way Frank Zappa — Broadway the Hard Way
(Zappa Records ZR 3879, 1988, CD)
Allan Holdsworth — Sand Allan Holdsworth — Sand
(Cream Records CR2902, 1987/2009, CD)
Allan Holdsworth — Atavachron Allan Holdsworth — Atavachron
(Enigma CDE-73203, 1986, CD)
Frank Zappa — Jazz from Hell Frank Zappa — Jazz from Hell
(Zappa Records ZR 3875, 1986/2012, CD)
Allan Holdsworth — Metal Fatigue Allan Holdsworth — Metal Fatigue
(Enigma 7 72562-2, 1985, CD)
Zappa — Them or Us Zappa — Them or Us
(Zappa Records ZR 3870, 1984/2012, CD)
Frank Zappa — Thing-Fish Frank Zappa — Thing-Fish
(Zappa Records ZR 3871, 1984/2012, 2CD)
Zappa — The Man from Utopia Zappa — The Man from Utopia
(Zappa Records ZR3866, 1983/2012, CD)
Allan Holdsworth — Road Games Allan Holdsworth — Road Games
(Globe Media Arts 2100, 1983/2002, CD)
Zappa — Ship Arriving Too Late to Save a Drowning Witch Zappa — Ship Arriving Too Late to Save a Drowning Witch
(Zappa Records ZR 3865, 1982/2012, CD)

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