Chris Maldener, Professional-Drummer  






Graduate from P.I.T. in Los Angeles - All-round Drummer - Live/Studio - Sight-reader
 

Starting at the age of 4, Chris proved to be talented on his first little drum-kit.
He took lessons at the music school in Hanau four years later, followed by private lessons with Bülent Atesch-one of the most popular Jazz drummer in the scene of Frankfurt- for several years. At the age of 18 he continued to take private lessons with Harald Heinl,a former P.I.T. graduate, for about two years, in order to prepare himself for the studies in Los Angeles.

Chris' lecturer at P.I.T.:
Ralph Humphrey (Zappa),
Joe Porcaro (L.A.Studio-Szene)
Casey Scheurell (Chaka-Khan, Robben Ford),
Enzo Todesco (Gino Vanelli)
Chuck Flores (Woody Herman)
Steve Houghton (Scott Henderson)
Efrain Toro

1992 Chris graduated from MUSICIANS INSTITUTE and received his `Diploma with Honors`.

Since his return to Germany in 1992, he is a professional drummer.
Beside his great experience in Jazz, Latin, Rock, Funk, Blues, Fusion und Big Band-Drumming ("...distinguished All-round-Drummer..." drums & percussion magazine Jan/1993 ), he is also an expert in sight-reading music in all the different styles.
Because of these abilities he is working a lot as a substitute both live and in studio.



 
Credits
   

AMORADOS
ANNIKA KLAR
ANNA MWALE
BARNEY JACKSON Music Entertainment
BERND CLÜVER
BON JOVI COVERBAND (A)
BRANDON WOLFE
CLAUDIO MOLIGLINI
CLEO & THE CMG
CROSSROAD
DAVE LEE HOWARD (USA)
DEBORAH SASSON
DR. BEAT
 


ED SPERBER
EDWIN STEIMER
EURO CATS
FRANK BARTON & NASHVILLE MOON
GLENN MILLER REVIVAL Big Band
GLORIA GAYNOR
GUNTER GABRIEL
HELT ONCALE
HOLLYWOOD CONNECTION
HOMEBOYS
HOUSE OF MUNK
INGRID PETERS
INSIDE OUT
 


IRVIN DOOMS
ISABEL VARELL
JOAN ORLEANS
JOHNNY LOGAN
K.C. WILLIAMS (USA)
KEY LARGO ORCHESTRA, feat. BUDDY LOVE
LANGER
MANHATTAN
MELIBOKUS
METOWER
N-TRIGUE
PAUL GILBERT
PETER LINHARD
PHANTAMOR
 


PIPO AZURRO
PROWLER
RALF OLBRICH PLUS FIVE
RIA HAMILTON
RICKY KING
RICK WASHINGTON
SOUL DEPARTMENT
SOUL PETROL
THE PLATTERS
THOUGHTS FACTORY
TOMMY ROBERTS jr.
TOTO RECALL
TRAURIGE PIRATEN
UNICORN