McCoy Tyner; Joe Chambers; Bennie Maupin; Lee Morgan; Bob Northern; Julian Priester; James Spaulding
Joe Chambers (born June 25, 1942, near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American jazz drummer, as well as a pianist, vibraphonist and composer. He attended the Philadelphia Conservatory for one year. In the 1960s and '70s Chambers gigged with many high-profile artists such as Eric Dolphy, Charles Mingus, Wayne Shorter, and Chick Corea. He has released eight albums as a bandleader and been a member of several incarnations of Roach's M'Boom percussion ensemble.He has also taught, including at the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music in New York, NY. At the school he leads the "Outlaw Band". In 2008, he was hired to be the Thomas S. Kenan Distinguished Professor of Jazz in the Department of Music at the University of North Carolina Wilmington.