Chester French

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Chester French was an American indie pop band consisting of lead vocalist and songwriter David-Andrew 'D.A.' Wallach and multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Maxwell Drummey. They met as college students at Harvard University, naming their band after sculptor Daniel Chester French, who designed the statue at the Lincoln Memorial, the John Harvard statue, as well as the Minuteman statue at the Lexington/Concord battlegrounds in Massachusetts. Milwaukee-raised Wallach and Boston native Drummey quickly found a lot of shared ground in musical tastes and philosophies and before long formed a band with three other classmates, playing various campus functions, eventually moving in a direction heavily influenced by classic British Northern Soul. Over the summer both stayed in Cambridge, working hard at songwriting. But when school resumed, they realized that the material went way beyond the basic guitar-bass-drums-piano format of the band, and the duo continued the work themselves, Wallach handling most of the vocals, Drummey performing much of the music on multiple instruments, supplemented with the occasional special guest – and both taking production and engineering duties for recordings.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2009 Love the Future Chester French 2
2012 Music 4 Tngrs Chester French 1

Album + Mixtape/Street

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2009 Jacques Jams, Volume 1: Endurance Mixtape/Street Clinton Sparks & Chester French 1

Single

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2012 Black Girls Chester French 1
2012 Interesting Times Chester French 1

EP

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2008 She Loves Everybody E.P. Chester French 1

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