Chester Thompson

1948 - Today

Chester Thompson

Chester Cortez Thompson (born December 11, 1948) is an American musician. He is primarily a drummer, percussionist, session musician, producer, and teacher. Thompson is perhaps best known for working with Frank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention from 1973 to 1975, and with the progressive rock band Genesis from 1977 to 1992, and again in 2007. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chester Thompson has received more than 383,226 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 982nd most popular musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 380k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 46.87

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.21

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.29

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Chester Thompson ranks 985 out of 2,258Before her are James Kottak, Zoltán Kocsis, Joseph Böhm, Jimmy Bain, Steve Aoki, and Anthony Phillips. After her are Norah Jones, Jo Jones, Grant Green, Shura Cherkassky, Timbaland, and Ray Evans.

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Among people born in 1948, Chester Thompson ranks 267Before her are Susan Blakely, Larry Carlton, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Avi Arad, Raúl Reyes, and Niwatthamrong Boonsongpaisan. After her are Jean-Pierre Monseré, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Philip Jackson, Norbert Lammert, László Lovász, and Gregory Itzin.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Chester Thompson ranks 4,708 out of 12,171Before her are Richard Petty (1937), Sarah Childress Polk (1803), James Redfield (1950), Steve Aoki (1977), Tori Spelling (1973), and Norman Lloyd (1914). After her are Bill Vukovich (1918), Kim Stanley Robinson (1952), Jeannette Rankin (1880), Chuck Connors (1921), Nyomi Banxxx (1972), and Norah Jones (1979).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Chester Thompson ranks 372Before her are Vinnie Colaiuta (1956), Clark Terry (1920), Ludacris (1977), Larry Carlton (1948), James Kottak (1962), and Steve Aoki (1977). After her are Norah Jones (1979), Timbaland (1972), Paul Gray (1972), Scott Columbus (1956), Karl Logan (1965), and Terry Bozzio (1950).