Chucho Merchan (Eurythmics, Pete Townshend)

Photo courtesy of Chucho Merchan Com Photo courtesy of Chucho Merchan Com

Photo courtesy of Chucho Merchan Com

A first call session cat, composer, conductor, multi-instrumentalist, arranger, producer, band-leader, solo recording artist, and human and animals rights activist; Bogota born Jesus Alfredo “Chucho” Merchan is among the instrument’s most prolific, dexterous, and well-respected players.

Photo courtesy of Chucho Merchan Com Photo courtesy of Chucho Merchan Com

Photo courtesy of Chucho Merchan Com

For decades Chucho has forged grooves incorporating fretless, slap/pop style, jazz inspired counterpoint, Latin, funk, punk, soul, and permutations thereof  with Everything But the Girl, The Dream Academy, Pete Townshend, Thomas Dolby,  Eurythmics, Billy Bragg, The Pretenders, David Gilmour, Phil Manzanera, Sam Brown, and Robert Wyatt, to cite a very, very select few.

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Dig Chucho working the doghouse with David Gilmour for “Wish You Were Here” courtesy of Chucho Merchan YouTube page https://youtu.be/CYUTMzgQtXQ

Dig Chucho with Pete Townshend’s Deep End courtesy of Chucho Merchan YouTube: https://youtu.be/SYP0qzw-tbI

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