Chris Mathis

Session Drummer/Percussionist

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Chris is an accomplished drummer based out of Nashville, TN and Athens, GA. With 27 years experience playing drums. He plays many genres including country, rock, pop and modern praise & worship. Having shared the stage with the likes of: Jason Mraz, Zac Brown Band, Randy Houser, Parmalee, Frankie Ballard, Kansas, Travis Tritt and many more.

Chris has played a wide range of genres during his 20 years of performing live, touring and session playing. Rock, Pop, Country, Metal, Hip Hop... you name it, he's played it.

In 2010, Chris was signed to his first recording contract under Global Maximus Records with his former band Badhorse. 
In 2011, while with Badhorse, Chris played on the soundtrack for the feature film Brother's Keeper. Starring Travis Tritt. 
In 2014, Chris played with national recording artist Ricky Gunn. During his time with Gunn, Chris had the opportunity to play at CMA Fest in Nashville and take part in three extensive tours. 

Chris Has Opened For The Following Bands And Artist: Kansas, Jason Mraz, Zac Brown Band, Randy Houser, Parmalee, Frankie Ballard, Lindsay Ell, Bobby Bones, Tyler Farr, Travis Tritt and many more. 

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GenresSounds Like
  • Jason Aldean
  • Shinedown
  • Florida Georgia Line
Gear Highlights
  • Drums - Yamaha Birch Custom Absolute
  • Cymbals - Meinl
  • Drumheads - Remo
  • Mics - Sennheiser
  • Shure
  • Audix
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