Adjunct Assistant Professor
- Program:Jazz Studies, Popular Music
- Division:Contemporary Music
Ndugu Chancler is a drummer, percussionist, producer, composer, clinician and educator. As a studio musician, Ndugu has recorded with such greats as Frank Sinatra, Herbie Hancock, Weather Report, John Lee Hooker, Kenny Rogers and Michael Jackson. Working on Thriller and Bad, Ndugu was the drummer on the hit single “Billie Jean.” Ndugu has also played on a number of movie soundtracks including An Officer and a Gentleman, Indecent Proposal, and The Color Purple.