Cooper absorbed the influence of rock drummers from the 1960s and 1970s such as Ginger Baker, Carmine Appice and John Bonham. Incorporation of unusual instruments (for rock drummers of the time) such as cowbells , glockenspiel and tubular bells , along with several standard kit elements, helped create a highly varied setup.
Ray Cooper, also known as Chopper, is an English/Scottish singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist living in Sweden Contents 1 Initial musical collaborations and session work
Jun 25, 2020 · In May 1979, Elton John (with Ray Cooper) became one of the first major Western rock acts to play behind the Iron Curtain. Forty years later, "Live From Moscow," a recording of the tour’s final concert in its entirety, is available.
Ray Cooper is a British session percussionist whose recording career started in the 1960s, recording with the WHO, among others, and is still going. Among his early jobs were America, Carly Simon, David Essex, Blue Mink and especially Elton John (he played on most of his '70s albums). He had also played on Nicky Hopkins' 1973 solo album.
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English percussionist, drummer and producer, born on 19 September 1947 in Watford, Hertfordshire, England, UK. He is a top session musician who has played with the most successful acts of 60's and 70's British rock such as The Who, George Harrison, Eric Clapton, Elton John & Rod Stewart as well as with Carly Simon, France Gall, Art Garfunkel, America (2) etc.
Drums – Ray Cooper Guitar – Chris Spedding , Herbie Flowers , John Williams (7)
Oct 16, 2018 · Ray Cooper, who has died aged 69 from complications associated with a rare neurological disorder, was one of the British music industry’s foremost executives of the past four decades.
Clapton, Beck, Jimmy Page, Andy Fairweather, Wyman, Winwood , Kenny Jones and Charlie Watts on drums, and Ray Cooper.
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