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Chris Fields - Musician

Chris is a 3rd generation drummer and percussionist originally from Atlanta, Georgia. He began his musical training with his father, Jerry Fields (a very talented percussionist and teacher), who introduced him to Drum Kit, Afro-Cuban Percussion, and Indian Tabla. He has since continued his Tabla training under the intense guidance of his guruji, Pandit Ram Chandra Suman.

Chris began playing professionally at the age of 15 and has performed all over the U.S., Caribbean, and Mexico. Playing everything from Jazz and Rn'B to Salsa and Indian Classical Music.

Since moving to Sydney, Chris has continued his musical career as an active live performer and in demand session player. He has enjoyed performing with the likes of Barry Gibb, Olivia Newton John and numerous Jazz and World Music Ensembles. Chris also runs childrens percussion groups and teaches at The Australian Institute of Music.