Christian Finger is an award winning drummer who has played and recorded with some of the world’s most famous musicians. His new CD Andanda featuring Jeff Ballard (in an exciting Drum Duo), Dave Stryker, Zach Brock, Vadim Neselovskyi, Pete McCann, Adam Armstrong and Bobby Harden & String Quartet will be out soon. Working in a wide variety of fields, Christian’s versatility shows in countless musical styles, ranging from Jazz (Trio-Big Band), Rock, Pop, Musical/Theater music/Cabaret to work as a studio musician.
His resume includes performances, tours and recordings with the following musicians: Lee Konitz (featured on finger trio CD ”Balance”), Dave Kikoski, John Goldsby; Rich Perry, and Vadim Neselovskyi (both also featured on new CD “Merge Into Beauty”), Donny McCasslin, Seleno Clark, Russ Lossing, Reuben Wilson, Tom Chang, Matt Shulman, Peter Bernstein, Marco Panascia, Grant Stewart, Brian Murray, Mike Nock, Mark Issacs, Matt McMahon, Achim Kaufmann, Frank Wunsch, Matthias Nadolny, Gerd Dudeck, Lotte Anker, Gunnar Pluemer, Hans Wanning, and many more....
All About Jazz New York, by Ken Dryden: “…top shelf production of Finger’s international band…draws from many influences though his mix sounds much like a suite, Finger’s compositions have hooks that immediately grab the listener, while the musicians build upon the tension created with spellbinding solos and potent interaction, the leader’s hands and precise cymbal work adding just the right touch...”
Village Voice New York, by Jim Macnie: “On Merge Into Beauty, the drummer leads his agile little band with the kind of percussion first tunes that makes all the action seem supercharged...
Willing to teachBeginners
Credentials/Backgroundwww.NY DRUMSCHOOL.com<<< Great drumlessons
A great way to learn and improve your drumming skills in an fun and efficient way.
All Ages-Levels (beginners/kids welcome) and Styles (eg Rock, Pop, Funk, Hip-hop, Jazz, Latin/World etc...)
You'll be surprised how much you learn from patient teacher (16 years of experience) and Award winning professional working drummer w/ BA teaching & MA percussion Degrees (also author for the "Modern Drummer" magazine and two drum books; please check my website (see below) for more info and references...