Chris Dave To Release Solo Album, Tour With D’Angelo, and More

Producer and Drummer Chris Dave

Drummer and producer Chris Dave has an ambitious year planned for 2012. Currently Chris is preparing for the release of his debut album as a leader, due later this year. Look for the drummer to take the reins with his band Chris Dave & Friends, which features world-renowned musicians and promises special surprise guests. Dave is also joining neo-soul singer D’Angelo for his comeback European tour, working as his drummer and music director.

Recent projects that Dave has been involved with include Adele’s multi-Grammy-nominated album 21 and Maxwell’s Grammy-winning Black Summers Night. Dave is also on pianist Robert Glasper’s new album, Black Radio, which is set for release on February 28.

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