Swiss Chris to Host Drum Clinic at the Long Island Drum Center, Plainview, New York

Swiss Chris will Conduct an In-Store Performance and Drum Clinic at the Long Island Drum Center located in Plainview, Long Island on Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 7pm.
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NEW YORK - April 20, 2013 - PRLog -- Swiss Chris is an in-demand first-call session drummer/music director. He recently worked with the legendary Gloria Gaynor doing TV appearances and touring for the 30th anniversary “I Will Survive” promo. Swiss is well-known for his work as musical director and drummer for the nine-time GRAMMY® winner John Legend, with whom he worked for four years. He is now concentrating on his own solo career with a forthcoming album. Swiss is also actively involved with his charitable organization, S.W.I.S.S. (Saving With Instruments, Samples and Soundz), dedicated to healing, education, and promoting communication through music for the betterment of the world.

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

Event Information:

Long Island Drum Center

1460 Old Country Rd Plainview, NY 11803
(516) 694-5432

Thursday, April 25, 2013, 7pm
Tickets: $7 - Limited Seating Available.  

To celebrate this great event: if you buy any NATAL drum kit between April 20th and 30th, you will receive a $650 drum for FREE!!!
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