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Christopher Amieva (MX)
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Paiste Artist Since Sep 2013

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18" Signature Mellow Crash
16" 2002 China
14" Formula 602 Classic Sounds Medium Hi-Hat
10" Alpha Splash
16" Sound Formula Full Crash
5.5" 2002 Cup Chime
8" Signature Splash
14" Signature Thin China
20" Formula 602 Modern Essentials Ride
16" Sound Formula Power Crash
18" Alpha Thin Swiss Crash
16" Signature Thin China
20" Sound Formula Thin China
13" Sound Formula Medium Heavy Hats
17" Signature Dark Energy Dark Energy Crash Mark I

Biography


Christopher was born May 29, 1978, In Mexico City. He began his music studies with piano lessons at the age of 10 and after working with his father, he bought his first full drumkit and started teaching himself to play at age 14. After a few months he began his lessons in music schools and also in fine arts schools; he also took private lessons, attended clinics and seminars. He later played for local rock bands that had released independent records.

While working with companies that were affiliated with record labels such as Warner, Sony, EMI, Universal, he began to back various artists up on promotional tours. He also played drums and percussion with artists who appeared on important TV broadcasts. Christopher has appeared on more than 1,600 televised performances with more than 350 artists like: Westlife, Sophie Ellis Bextor, Mariah Carey, Marc Anthony and JLo, Laura Pausinni, Gloria Estefan, Ana Torroja, Bacilos, Miguel Bose, Diego Boneta (Rock of Ages), Juanes, Eiza González, Cristian Castro, Enrique Iglesias, Eros Ramazzotti, Diego Torres, Alejandro Sanz, Rbd, Chayanne, Shakira, Celia Cruz, Ricky Martin, David Bisbal, Aleks Syntek, JenCarlos Canela, Paulina Rubio ,Thalia and many others.

Christopher also played drums on several talk shows, and acted as musical director in two. He has played on soap operas, showcases and concerts on the most important stages all over Mexico, and has performed in many important artistic, cultural, sporting and memorial events.