Chuks Okpu: Chuk for Chick

There are plenty of musicians who call themselves multi-instrumentalists, but Chuks Okpu is the real deal. Steve Bailey, who has been working with Okpu at Berklee, sent us this video for the song “Chuk for Chick,” which is inspired by Chick Corea.

Okpu lays down the drums, keys, double bass, and electric bass with an incredible groove and level of musicianship. After taking solos on keys and upright, Okpu is joined by four more bassists – Elin Sandberg, Max McKellar, Luke Sairattanyu, and Mauricio Morales – to throw down some serious licks.

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  1. Dude is from Nigeria and you can tell it from his playing! PURE AWESOMENESS!!

  2. Whoa! I just noticed the girl….thats pretty hot

  3. Good job bro… keep it up

  4. AWESOME musicians!!

  5. great musician ship, need two more lifes for piano and drum practices !

  6. i’m having a hard time knowing what to type here. let’s just say my jaw is on the floor and i can’t pick it up.
    oh, and one more thing: AAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!! absolutely amazing!!!!

  7. WHAAAAAAAAAAATTTTTTTTT!!!!!!!

  8. É….. preciso estudar muiiiiiito!!!!!!!!

  9. That’s fire !

  10. you still play the trombone right?

  11. My goodness!!!… Oops, their goodness!

  12. Dam that brother can play for real

  13. Brilliant Musicianship!!! It was very musical. It wasn’t a “chops-fest”. Thanks for sharing!

  14. Wendell Furbert

    The timing is incredible. Anyone know what make the blue bass is?

    • That’s what I’d like to know! Lol! Sort of looks like an Aerodyne 5 string….but it doesn’t have the cream or white trim.

  15. steve

    Damn! Smokin.

  16. Marvin

    wow awesome

  17. Thomas

    That was AWESOME.