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Lovejoy
United States

Chris Lovejoy

AM , Chris Pierce , Charlie Hunter

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With MEINL since:

2010

Birthday:

May 28, 1970

Zodiac Sign:

Gemini

Place of birth:

New York, New York

Currently living in:

Los Angeles, CA

Favorite MEINL cymbal:

Byzance Traditional Mini Hihat 10"

Drumming since:

I was 12.

Car that you currently drive:

1990 Volvo 240 DL

Not counting on drums what do you do for fun:

Hiking, visiting art museums, seeing foreign films.

Favorite Food:

Sushi

Favorite Drink:

Margarita

Teacher:

Too many to name but Mino Cinelu was my most inspirational teacher.

Highlight of your career so far:

I have been lucky enough to travel the world playing with many talented artists. The highlight is that it continues. 

Drumming strengths:

Playing both drums and percussion and being able to incorporate the two elements into a cohesive sound.     

Drumming means to me:

Being able to express a deeper part of my personality that might otherwise remain hidden. 

Advice for up and coming drummers:

Persistence. Persistence. Persistence. I think half the battle is staying in the game. And hitting the practice room.

How would you describe yourself:

Passionate and eternally curious.

When I look back on my life one day, I would like to be able to say:

I followed my heart in every aspect of my life regardless of the obstacles.     

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