Swiss Chris has worked with artists such as Sir Elton John, Kanye West, Snoop Dogg, Common, Wyclef Jean, Miss Lauryn Hill, Corinne Bailey Rae, India Arie, Bridget Kelly, Marsha Ambrosius, among many others.
While in the States, Swiss Chris earned his bachelor’s degree in performance from the Berklee School of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. He further studied at Drummers Collective in New York. He received multiple awards and honors as a marching band field drummer, and as a big band and contemporary jazz drummer in Switzerland. Swiss has studied with diverse teachers such as Bob Moses, Marvin “Smitty” Smith, Kim Plainfield, Frank Katz, Ian Froman, Ron Savage, Casey Scheuerell, Kenwood Dennard, Skip Hadden, Joe Morello, Jim Chapin, and last but not least, the Drumdoctor Dom Famularo.
Television appearances included MTV’s “Video Music Awards,” “The Soul Train Music Awards,” The Nobel Peace Prize Award Ceremony at Oslo, Jamaican, and Trinidad Festivals, DTV “Royal Albert Hall Show,” iTunes, Yahoo, and Verizon Promotional Tours, “The Tyra Banks Show,” “Ellen,” “The View,” “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” “Late Show with David Letterman,” “Jools Holland’s BBC,” “Late Night with Conan O’Brien,” “Oprah,” “Good Morning America,” “MTV Music Awards Japan,” “VH1 Super Bowl Pepsi Smash,” and “The CBS Early Show,” “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” “BET Gospel,” Oxygen Network’s “Custom Concert,” MTV and GRAMMY appearances in the US, Europe, and MTV Africa, and the “Vibe Festival” with Common and Kanye West.
Swiss Chris endorses Natal Drums, Sabian Cymbals, Regal Tip Sticks, Evans Drum Heads, Roland Electronics.
The Swiss Chris Modern Drum School (Swiss Chris 777 LLC) is located in New York City. For more information about private instruction, visit http://www.swisschris777.com
GingerNewYork found on Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN) since launching in November, 2010, has been showcasing the “Kool Kats…Gotham Nights” greats of music and culture of New York and beyond. What defines GingerNewYork is its host Ginger Broderick’s unique insight, connection to and pulse on the music and culture of Gotham making GingerNewYork one of the most sought after programs to appear on.
GingerNewYork can be seen in Manhattan on Time Warner Cable Channel 34, Fios Channel 33, and RCN Channel 82, every Friday afternoon at 2pm EST. It can also be seen live streaming on the Manhattan Neighborhood Network's website, www.mnn.org, Channel 1.
About GingerNewYork host Ginger Broderick:
Broderick perhaps better known to many as “The Media CPA” is a fixture on the media circuit.
Ms. Broderick appeared regularly for eight years on weekend morning financial segments for WABC Eyewitness News. She has appeared on Good Day New York, WNBC, CNBC, CNN, Fox Business News, Bloomberg, NY1 and WOR Radio discussing tax-related issues. She has interviewed with top financial publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Wealth Manager.
Ms. Broderick completed her TV Producer’s Certification at Manhattan Neighborhood Network and launched her own talk/variety show, GingerNewYork. Segments of the show are aired LIVE at the MNN studios and taped at the Gibson Guitar showroom/Rehearsal Studios in New York City.
Broderick is a faculty member of Queens College/CUNY Continuing Education Program. Broderick obtained a B.S. degree in accounting from St. John’s University in New York City and is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the State of New York.
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