Joe Chemay

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Joe Chemay
Birth name Joseph Chemay
Genres Rock music, country music
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Bass, vocals
Years active 1981–present
Associated acts The Bleeding Heart Band, Nashville String Machine

Joe Chemay is an American bassist and background singer, known for his recording session work.

Biography[edit]

Chemay started out working as a session and touring support musician in Los Angeles, but moved to Nashville in 1989.[1]

Chemay has worked with Elton John, Shania Twain,[2] Bill Medley,[3] Peter Cetera,[4] Lionel Ritchie, Christopher Cross, The Beach Boys,[5] Leon Russell,[6] Michael Nesmith,[7] and others.

In 1980 and 1981, Chemay participated in Pink Floyd's The Wall Tour, providing backing vocals.[8] Chemay also was a member of Roger Waters' Bleeding Heart Band, staging a 1990 production of The Wall.[9]

In 2006, Chemay formed the Trifectone Music Group with Biff Watson and Ed Seay to write, develop and produce commercial music.[1][10]

Discography[edit]

Solo recordings[edit]

  • 2007: Unformattable (Trifectone Music Group)

With The Joe Chemay Band[edit]

Also appears on[edit]

1976 - 1979[edit]

1980 - 1984[edit]

1985 - 1989[edit]

1990 - 1994[edit]

1995 - 1999[edit]

2000 - present[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Jeff Giles (March 22, 2011). "The Popdose Interview: Session Bass Legend Joe Chemay". Popdose. Retrieved November 15, 2017. 
  2. ^ Eggar, Robin (June 15, 2010). Shania Twain: The Biography. Retrieved November 14, 2017. 
  3. ^ lKatie Hasty (July 24, 2007). "'Righteous' Medley Set Hitting Stores This Fall". Billboard. Retrieved November 14, 2017. 
  4. ^ Sandra Santos (September 18, 2015). "Review: Cetera shows he's still got it at the Majestic". San Antonio Express News. Retrieved November 15, 2017. 
  5. ^ Stebbins, Jon (September 1, 2011). The Beach Boys FAQ: All That's Left to Know About America's Band. Retrieved November 14, 2017. 
  6. ^ Gary Ogan (January 6, 2017). "Leon Russell - A remembrance". Oregon Music News. Retrieved November 14, 2017. 
  7. ^ Massingill, Randi L. (January 1, 2005). Total Control: The Monkees Michael Nesmith Story. Retrieved November 14, 2017. 
  8. ^ Povey, Glenn; Ian Russell (June 15, 1998). Pink Floyd: In the Flesh: The Complete Performance History. Retrieved November 14, 2017. 
  9. ^ "Roger Waters And The Bleeding Heart Band – The London Rehearsals". Collectors Music Reviews. May 1, 2010. Retrieved November 15, 2017. 
  10. ^ "Trifectone Music Group Formed". AllAccess.com. February 27, 2006. Retrieved November 14, 2017. 

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