Christian Grassart

    18.06.2015

"Sonor Drums have unsurpassed manufacturing quality. A uniquely amazing sound! Natural, warm, accurate - everything I like and expect from my instrument, I found with SONOR drums!" (Christian Grassart)

Biography

Christian Grassart started studying drums at the private school "JP ALLEGRANTI" when he was 13 years old, for 6 years. There he early discovered Jazz and Fusion music. In 1989 he went to the Conservatory of Nice and obtained the "1er Prix de Conservatoire" in the category Jazz drums, after only 1 year.

In the 90's he performed with Claude Bolling in Garche (Paris) for a private event at when he was 18 years old. The bands and music he plays with are of different kind of music, some of the artists include Lio, Marc TOESCA, Michel VILLANO, Albert KASSABI (from the band Forbans), Jeane MANSON. He appeared on national TV station TF1.

He shared the stages with Patrick BRUEL, Patrick RONDAT, Norbert KRIEF (Trust), Philippe BERTAUD (Classical Guitarist). He's often called for recording sessions - bands and artists he has worked with include Pascal MONO (Star Academy), Kate Yvorra, RDSK, Laurent Ferro, Fred Mostacci, to name but a few.

In 2005, he joined the fusion band ISOTOP and their "Electrochoc" tour (Nice Jazz Festival, Jazz in Juan, etc.). Isotop is well known for mixing acoustic and electronic music, working with loops. 

Back in 2009 he became drum teacher at the M3 School (Music 3000 France). He will also be part of the first "Drumnight" edition that will launch soon, and the "Trophée SONOR" in 2016, organized by former SONOR staff member Jacky Bourbasquet.

Today, his work includes different projects with the trio Black OPS (Album/Video), recording drums videos, and performing Clinics for SONOR in France, as well as numerous collaborations with French Artists.

Band(s)

Black OPS, Christian Grassart Trio