Chester Cortez Thompson (born December 11, 1948) is an American drummer best known for his tenures with Frank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention, Weather Report and the progressive rock band Genesis as well as Phil Collins in concert in his solo career. Thompson has performed with his jazz group, the Chester Thompson Trio, since 2011.
Thompson was born on December 11, 1948, in Baltimore, Maryland. He has an older brother, who played in the drum corps. At... meer