Dennis Chambers


Oral History Information

Dennis Chambers has always had music in his life and started playing professional gigs before he was ten years old! He joined the group Parliament-Funkadelic in 1978 and is considered to be one of the best funk drummers out there. Dennis has a playing style that is unmatched which makes him a great insight for product design. He has worked closely with drum companies over the years and was possibly responsible for the invention of the boom cymbal stand! Dennis has played with many greats throughout the years including John Scofield, Steely Dan, Santana, and many others. He also became part of the Sugar Hill record label and can be heard on many hip-hop classics.