Chris DeRosa Resume

      Chris DeRosa
P.O. Box 109, NYC 10012

To Continue To Tour, Record, And Perform Throughout The World With The Most Talented And Respected Musicians As Well As To Continue To Express Myself With My Own Uniquely Identifiable Sound And Style.

NYU Tisch School of the Arts (Staff Musician, Guest Lecturer), Oh! Calcutta (Both National And International Tours), Grease, Songs Of Paradise, Marymount Manhattan College (Adjunct Professor), Columbia University (Barnard College), Mark Morris Dance Group, Barbara Feldman Dance Co., Ellis Wood Dance, Peridance, Larry Keigwin, Gus Solomons jr, Kosad, The Island Moving Company, Joy Kellman, Gina Gibnet Dance, Dance Space Inc., Nicholas Leichter (nicholasleichterdance), Zeynep Tanbay, Ron Brown/Evidence, Kevin Wynn, Elisa Monte Dance, Donald Byrd, David Brown, Kun-Yang Lin, Andrea E. Woods, David Dorfman Dance, Ana Marie Forsythe, Bebe Miller, Sean Curran, Jennifer Muller, Jennifer Muller, 2nd Avenue Dance Co., Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Doug Varone And Dancers, Douglas Nielsen, Jose' Limon Dance Foundation, Paul Taylor Dance Co., Mikado, University of Utah Dept.of Dance

Deborah Harry and Chris Stein (Blondie), SkinnerBox, Glow, Fluffer, Liquid, Nate Ouderkirk, Raul Midon, Torn Earlobe, Brendan O'Shea, E-Trance, Vibrolush, Coppersonic, Gangway Fathead, The Congregation Of Vapors, The Groove, Cheryl Hill, Mark White (Spin Doctors), The Republics, Kim Fahy (The Mabuses), Jonathan Segal and Victor Krummenacher (Camper Van Beethoven), MotorBaby, Fred Parris & The Five Satins, Jed Davis, Aquaman Jones, Jeff Baker (a.k.a King Django), Chris Miles, Changing Modes, Junie Strongheart, Air-O-Sol, The Dependents, Lies, Wax, Sara Dabo, Tiaa Wells, Collider, Gio, Paul Mark & The Van Dorens, Acoustic Blue, Ether Park, Andy Burton (Freedy Johnston), d'atlee, Brewster, John Washburn, SOS, Dan Miller (They Might Be Giants), Annie Quick, Benny Del Mare, Danny Weinkauf (They Might Be Giants, Fountains of Wayne), One Way Ticket, Wendy Ip, Elvis, The Deep Down, Random Axis, Eyelash, Ron Dziubla (Ricky Martin, Chayanne), In One Ear, Jenn London, Maritri Garrett, Ashok Warrior, Chris Wilson (Love Spit Love), Rayz Hell, The Fool, Jefferson Thomas, White Courtesy Telephone, Marcus Linial, Ann Klein (Natalie Imbruglia, Joan Osborne), Scott Klass, Proton Accelerator, Brett Simons (Liz Phair, Mandy Moore), Magnet (Replacing Mo Tucker of the Velvet Underground), Rachel Derry, Kevin Patrick (Blondie, Portishead), and such Producers as Roger Fife (Tricky), Steve Eigner (Nelly), Daniel Rey (White Zombie, Ramones). Jon Brion (Fiona Apple, Aimee Mann, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind), Roger Fife, Kramer (Urge Overkill, Ween, Butthole Surfers, Daniel Johnston)

Ashita, ECA Jazz Ensemble, Yale Big Band, Peninsulin, Willie Ruff, Tony Scherr (Norah Jones, Al DiMeola), Gary Keller, The Ultimate Symphony Band, Bill Brown Quartet, Jeff Ciampa, Randall Dallahon, David Bixler, Yoshiaki Masuo (Sonny Rollins,Jack Dejohnette), Cross Currents, NYACK School Of Music (Guest Lecturer), Alter-Trance, Lolita Jackson Quintet, Gary Hasse, Matt Bonelli (Bee Gees), Tom Jennings, Jon Cowherd, Leo Traversa, Alter-Trance, Steve Sacks, House A 'Fire, Ron Miller, Matthew Brubeck, Ben Stivers (MatchBox 20), Kaya, Nori Nori, Chris DeRosa Group

Chris Wrote An Article For The Italian Drum Magazine "PERCFEST" About Playing With Deborah Harry & Chris Stein, An April 2007 Modern Drummer Feature On Chris, An MTV Review Of A Show Chris Did With Ether Park, A New York Times Review Of A Performance And Original Composition "Sakuna" Chris Did For The Island Moving Company, University of Miami Selected Chris As A Featured Alumni On Their Website, A Write up in DRUM! Magazine of Chris's Armed Forces Tour to the Middle East, Article in DRUM! Magazine About Chris's Percussive Drumset, and An Interview With Chris For The Black Page Drumming Magazine.

University Of Miami Miami, Fl Bachelor of Music In Studio Music and Jazz Performance
(Chris Received The Bowmen Ashe Scholarship For Academic And Artistic Achievement From The University of Miami)
Berklee College Of Music Boston, Ma Jazz Performance
(Chris Was A Recipient Of The Buddy Rich Jazz Masters Scholarship From Berklee College Of Music)
Education Center For The Arts New Haven, Ct Performing Arts High School
(Chris Was A Full Tuition Scholarship Recipient)

Other Information
Extensive Performing, Recording, and Teaching Experience
Well Versed In Many Musical & Ethnic Styles (Gospel, Rock, Jazz, Latin, Afro-Cuban, Pop, Brazilian, Samba, Bossa Nova, Funk, Hip Hop, R&B, Blues, Reggae, Dance Hall

Updated:  January 26, 2009

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