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Chris Lesso

Modus Factor

Chris Lesso is an expert on optimizing the power of drumming to improve focus, confidence, and self expression. LTR (Life Through Rhythm) is an attitude and way of life. It means using drumming as a force to reach our fullest potential, and live the art of possibility every day.

Chris began his journey early, drumming and playing piano at the age of 7. And has never looked back. He has studied with world renowned educators such as Dom Famularo, Jim Chapin, Jim Blackley, and in India with Swapan Chaudhuri. He has traveled the world performing with some of the best in the business. This includes Wild T & The Spirit, Cavalia Odysseo, and many others.

Combining a fascination of history with pushing the edges of future evolution, Chris leads his own band modus factor, featuring world renowned musicians Brownman Ali (Jay Z, Dave Matthews Band), and Ian DeSouza (Juno Award winning Sisters Euclid). Described as 'electro ambient bedlam', modus factor uses improvisation and daring reinvention to create an energized sound all its own, drawing on textures from jazz, electronic, and world music.

Furthermore Christ a born teacher. He takes his LTR (Life Through Rhythm) philosophy around the world. In this way he empowers musicians, schools, and businesses looking for an edge in using drumming to increase team energy and come together as a unit. He uses the power of flow states to rise above the competition.

Chris is endorsed by Sonor Drums, Vic Firth Sticks, Sabian Cymbals, and Evans Heads.

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