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Chris Knox
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PROFILE
Chris Knox is a very talented and progressive drummer/musician with a wide musical vocabulary. Influenced by the likes of other drummers such as Dave Weckl, Chris Coleman, JoJo Mayer, and Dennis Chambers, Chris has a unique and distinguished style that adds a positive vibe to all genres of music. Since receiving his Bachelor of Music Business degree from The University of Texas at Arlington, Chris has worked as a musician and/or business consultant for local and national recording artists. He has worked with artists such as Victor Wooten, Fred Hammond, Myron Butler, J Moss, Harold Rayford, LaDelle Walker, Tim Clifton and Purpose, Joel McCray, Tamela Mann, and Demetrious McClendon, to name a few. He has also worked with some of the best producers and engineers in the world including Grammy Award Winning Engineer Tim Kimsey. Along with Gibraltar, Chris is an endorser of Sonor Drums, Sabian Cymbals, Vic Firth Drumsticks Remo Drum Heads, and Phatfoot drum products.

Currently Chris stays busy playing for multiple artists and ministries, doing session work, and clinics. Locally, Chris can be seen drumming at Cornerstone Baptist Church where he is joined by an 8 piece band in an 1800 seat auditorium. Chris is also apart of the Gateway Worship team. Gateway Worship ministers to around 20,000 people every week locally and millions via music, tv, and other outreach tools. Chris also teaches private lessons to numerous students including some of the most talked about up and coming prodigy drummers.

Chris is now a part of the executive team of Artists Boot Camp (http://artistsbootcamp.com) Artists Boot Camp is an artist development company that exists to develop well-rounded, fully equipped musical artists that impact the local, regional, and national music industry and maximize their potential to realize their personal goals and dreams. The program empowers artist covering topics like music business mgmt, publishing, recording, songwriting techniques, stage performance, vocal coaching, and financial planning to name a few.

Chris Knox brings a balance of musicianship, business, organizational development, and integrity that is extraordinary and rare. He is an asset to every organization he has been a part of and is always looking for more opportunities to network and contribute to people’s development and success. Chris’ immense musical ability, interpersonal/networking skills, professionalism, and ability to be a resource constantly keeps him busy working and in the public eye.

Chris gives special thanks to his wonderful wife Erika and daughter Cadence for all of their love and support.

RECORDINGS
Most recent record is Joseph Vincelli’s “The Invitation”

INFLUENCES
Dave Weckl, Chris Coleman, Robert Searight, Gino Iglehart, Jeff Ryder, Mike Mitchell, So Many more.

ADVICE TO ASPIRING MUSICIANS
Be humble and have a servant spirit. Serve the music and people around you. Remember being likeable is big part of success in the industry. Study and be diligent in your craft that way when your opportunity arrives you are prepared. Don’t be too afraid or prideful to take lessons. Even professional athletes have coaches…