Chuck Rainey

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Birthday
17, 1940
Birthplace
Ohio
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
17, 1940 (age 78)
Birthplace
Ohio

About

Session bassist known for his collaborations with celebrated musicians and acts like Steely Dan.

Before Fame

Rainey attended Lane College for brass, but learned how to play guitar when he was serving in the military. He picked up bass and moved to New York where his career launched.

Trivia

He toured with The Beatles on their second tour in the United States.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio.

Associated With

He performed in a big band led by Quincy Jones in the mid-1970s while living in Los Angeles.