Christian Grassart's portrait

Christian Grassart's portrait

Christian lent himself to the game of portraits, here are some answers to our questions ...

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Since when do you evolve in music?

Christian :
I started to play on stage at the age of 14, that is to say one year of drums. It is with variety-rock orchestras that I met many good musicians of the region.
6 years of private lessons and I passed in one year the 1st price of the conservatory of Nice Jazz drums.
Currently I have my fusion trio ADN and Isotop.
I am endorsed by big brands
Sonor, Gewa digital drums (Demonstrator France), Zildjian, Vic Firth, PMsnare, Aquarian Drumheads, NBO, Gruv-X.
Currently demoing in France for Gewa.
Drummer for Patrick Rondat, Norbert Krief, Patrick Bruel, Fabienne Thibault, Nicolas Folmer...
Drummer of the Big Band AAS Paradiso.
Trainer and Drum Teacher for Pros and amateurs.
Video Editor of Steve Smith

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What are your musical influences?

Christian :
My influences are Genesis, Collins who made me want to play drums, Peter Gabriel, The Beatles. Porcupine Tree.
Weather Report, Peter Erskine, Steps Ahead, Stan Kenton, WDR Big Band, Jack Dejohnette and of course Steve Smith.

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Have you already recorded an album or an EP?

Christian :
I have recorded for Artists like Scoff Di Niello, Paradiso Big Band but not under my name.

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Which song fits you best?

Christian :
Secret World, Digging the Dirt of Gabriel.

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Which artist would you like to share the stage with?

Christian :
Peter Gabriel and Steven Wilson, hence our infatuation for Don't give Up sublimated by Kate Bush.

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What are your other passions or interests besides music?

Christian :
Animals in general, and Boxer dogs.

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If you could only keep 3 albums among all the ones you own, which ones would you keep?

Christian :
Genesis The Lamb lies down on Broadway.
Peter Gabriel 1
Weather Report 8:30

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What is the unmentionable song you sing in your shower?

Christian :
Afterglow of Genesis

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Define, in 3 words, what music means to you

Christian :
Well-being, spiritual enjoyment, satisfaction.

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