Gary Chester Session Discography

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Guys,
Does anyone have the book "New Breed" by Gary Chester? I'm trying to find out if it has his complete (or close to it) list of 14,000 sessions he played on. I have a short list, but it would great to see it fleshed out. He really was the Hal Blaine of the East Coast. He played on TONS for 60s classics.

So, if anyone has the book, please let us all know what the session list is like.

also...if anyone HAS a complete session discography, please let me know!

Thanks always,
Retro
 
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Drums on "I'm a Believer" were by Buddy Saltzman, another NY Session drumming legend.
 

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I'd guess a lot of this stuff wasn't documented well. Unless you get the actual payroll info from the sessions.
 

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Guys,
Does anyone have the book "New Breed" by Gary Chester? I'm trying to find out if it has his complete (or close to it) list of 14,000 sessions he played on. I have a short list, but it would great to see it fleshed out. He really was the Hal Blaine of the East Coast. He played on TONS for 60s classics.

So, if anyone has the book, please let us all know what the session list is like.

also...if anyone HAS a complete session discography, please let me know!

Thanks always,
Retro
We had a discussion about this a few months back. It was about a Dionne Warwick tune. I’ll look for the thread and share it here
 

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And here us another.
 

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I have the new breed 1 and 2, if you wait till tommorow, I will find the book. I will try to post a picture of that page, if I remember right it is in the book like you say.
 
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From New Breed I

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Ahh, beat me too it! Just in case, If you can't read those credits I've photoed that page in bits. No disrespect meant to haldorl who posted that.
 

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Here's more from book 2 though they might have been mentioned. Having just looked at it.Sorry it's not very clear
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Ahh, beat me too it! Just in case, If you can't read those credits I've photoed that page in bits. No disrespect meant to haldorl who posted that.

No worries! The photo I made is really clear but uploading it here reduces the quality quite dramatically
 


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