Gary Chester (born Cesario Gurciullo; October 27, 1924 – August 17, 1987) was a studio drummer, author, and teacher. Beginning in the 1960s, he played on hundreds of records for bands such as The Coasters, The Monkees, and The Lovin' Spoonful.
Birth and Death Data: Born October 27th, 1924, Died August 17th, 1987
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1958 - 1965
Roles Represented in DAHR: drums
Recordings (Results 1-25 of 32 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Decca||105388||8/4/1958||That's a plenty||Stan Rubin Orchestra||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||105389||8/4/1958||Medley: Got a date with an angel ; There's a small hotel ; How high the moon||Stan Rubin Orchestra||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||105390||8/4/1958||My funny Valentine||Stan Rubin Orchestra||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||105391||8/4/1958||I won't dance ; Pick yourself up ; The song is you||Stan Rubin Orchestra||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||105392||8/5/1958||Dixie||Stan Rubin Orchestra||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||105393||8/5/1958||Easy to love||Stan Rubin Orchestra||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||105394||8/5/1958||Bewitched||Stan Rubin Orchestra||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||105395||8/5/1958||On the street where you live ; I could have danced all night||Stan Rubin Orchestra||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||105396||8/5/1958||Yesterdays||Stan Rubin Orchestra||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||105397||8/5/1958||Muskrat ramble||Stan Rubin Orchestra||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||105398||8/5/1958||When the Saints go marching in||Stan Rubin Orchestra||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||105399||8/5/1958||At long last love||Stan Rubin Orchestra||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||113926||8/14/1963||Rockin' drummer||Gary Chester ; Cozy Cole||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||113927||8/14/1963||Sing, sing, sing (with a swing)||Gary Chester ; Cozy Cole||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||114716||3/26/1964||Twisting & shoutin' (Doing the monkey)||Jackie Wilson||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||114717||3/26/1964||Deep down love||Jackie Wilson||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||114718||3/26/1964||Baby (I just can't help it)||Jackie Wilson||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||114719||3/26/1964||Groovin'||Jackie Wilson||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||114720||3/26/1964||Love (is where you find it)||Jackie Wilson||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||114721||3/26/1964||Squeeze her-Tease her (But love her)||Jackie Wilson||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||116436||8/18/1965||(I can't get no) Satisfaction||Ninapinta and his Bongas and Congas||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||116437||8/18/1965||Downtown||Ninapinta and his Bongas and Congas||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||116438||8/18/1965||I can't help myself||Ninapinta and his Bongas and Congas||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||116439||8/18/1965||Stop in the name of love||Ninapinta and his Bongas and Congas||instrumentalist, drums|
|Decca||116539||9/7/1965||Help||Ninapinta and his Bongas and Congas||instrumentalist, drums|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Chester, Gary," accessed May 6, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/308290.
Chester, Gary. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 6, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/308290.
"Chester, Gary." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 6 May 2021.
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