Swiss Chris (Christoph Flück)

 

 

Swiss Chris/drum solo - Aug 02, 2004 09.44.00.mp3  (click left for listen pm3 on music match)

 

PERFORMANCES AND TOURS    

2003

·        The Jazz Foundation of America Benefit (3rd Annual A Great Night in Harlem)

Ø     Apollo Theatre with Billy Cox (Band of Gypsy with Jimi Hendrix)

·        Rock Steady Crew Anniversary Celebration Performance

·        Currently touring with Bazaar Royale, new artist on Blood Line Records/Def Jam

·        Lyricist Lounge March Tour – Big Daddy Kane, Killah Priest, Bazaar Royale

·        The Brand New Rhythm (D. J. Bobesch) Spring Tour, Sommerfestivals in Europe

2002

·        BET: Feature Performance on Ed Gordon Show with the Last Poets, Jessica Care Moore, and Mums

·        The Brand New Rhythm (June and September Tours)

2000-2002

·        James "Blood" Ulmer Blues Experience (European tour [Poland, Germany, Austria, Chech Republic, Hungary] and domestic shows)

·        James Blood Ulmer European Tours (Summer 2002 and Fall 2002)

1999-2002

·        Joe’s Pub shows, solo and with Earthdriver

·        Mumia Benefit at Madison Square Garden (with Earthdriver)

·        Mumia Benefit at Hunter College (with Earthdriver, Imani Uzuri, Jessica Care Moore, Liza Jessie Peterson, and Sharrif Simmons)

2001

·        MD for Mexicano 777 Summer Tour (featuring KRS One and Mad Lion)

·        House drummer for Lyricist Lounge

·        Summerstage Centralparkshow with Doug E. Fresh

·        Swiss Remix Band at B.B.King’s and Groove (weekly starting in March)

·        Drummers’ Clinic at Village Underground (solo performance)

·        Lyricist Lounge and Soul Underground at B.B.King’s (May 17)

2000

·        Lyricist Lounge Tour 2000 (solo performances including live recordings, plus performances with Master Fúol, Punch N Words, Power, and various other acts)

·        Mos Def (Rawkus Records)

·        Bernie Worrell (Parliament)

·        Hemisphere and Swiss Chris & Band (NYC Lyricist Lounge and Soul Underground Productions)

1999

·        Lord Have Mercy (rap artist)

·        Tash (Alkaholiks), Johnny Juice, Tony Touch (rap artists)

·        Saul Williams (Sony recording artist)

1998-2002

·        Jessica Care Moore (five-week Showtime At The Apollo winner)

1997-1999

·        Milo Z (funk band, East Coast tours including live recording at Tramps)

·        Charlie Brown (rap artist)

1996-2000

·        Chubb Rock (Select Records)

1995

·        Eddie Harris (jazz artist)

RECORDING, MUSICAL DIRECTOR, AND PRODUCER CREDITS

2000

·        Dead Prez (Loud Records)

·        Yo-Yo (Electra/Asylum Records)

·        Slick Rick (Def Jam Recordings)

·        Girlfight (TNMC Movies: title song)

·        Fat Beats (including production work for Afu-Ra, Non Phixion, and Milano)

1998-2001

·        Imani Uzuri (plus live performances)

1998-2000

·        Stella@Fez (starring Janeane Garofalo and the Sklar Brothers: MD and live performances)

1997

·        DJ Scribble (MTV)

·        Ed Lover (Columbia TriStar Pilot at Ed Sullivan: MD and live performance)

·        Apartment 2F (MTV show starting the Sklar Brothers: theme song)

1996-1998

·        Jen Chapin (songwriting and live performances)

·        1 ADAM 12 (funk hip-hop artists)

STUDIED WITH

·        Berklee College of Music (Most Improved Drummer Award 1994, Jim Chapin Award 1995)

·        Jim Chapin, Joe Morello, Dom Famularo  

·        David Garibaldi (Tower of Power)

·        Marvin “Smitty” Smith

·        Will Kennedy (Yellowjackets)

EQUIPMENT

·        Sonor Drums

ENDORSEMENTS

·        Sonor Drums

·        Vic Firth Sticks

·        HIPTRIX Sticks   

 

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