VCE Music (Drums) with A+ exam result, AMEB CPM Stage 3 Drum Exam, ANZCA Stage 1 and 2 drum exam
Christian Nativo is a freelance drummer and educator based in Melbourne, Australia. He has built a modest musical career over a number of years incorporating Rock and Funk influences. Christians signature sound is a result of his musical sensibility and broad range of musical tastes.
During his studies at The Victorian College of the Arts (Improvisation course) in 2006, Christian regularly performed in Jazz quartets and swinging big bands gaining a respectable reputation from his peers and teachers. Christians passion and appreciation for music extends to Funk, Blues, Country and Latin music right through to Alternative Rock and Heavy Metal.
Christian has toured Australia, New Zealand and Europe with the Australian band VANISHING POINT (2007 – 2014) supporting international bands – IRON MAIDEN, DRAGONFORCE, JOE SATRIANI, HELLOWEEN and SONATA ARCTICA.
Christian is the touring drummer for Melbourne based female fronted alternative/grunge band Lucy’s Crown. The band has toured Japan (2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015) and has two albums released in Japan (“All in Lace” and “Coloured Rain” released through GrindHouse Records)
Christian freelances to a number of covers/corporate bands as well as touring and recording artists around Australia. Christian is also the touring drummer for the world’s biggest tribute band “Bjorn Again (Australia)” performing the hits of ABBA. Bjorn Again were established in Melbourne in 1988 and have now toured over 100 countries worldwide, staging concerts at Wembley, The Sydney Opera House and The Royal Albert Hall to name a few (www.bjornagain.com.au)
Through his home studio, Christian also offers artists both nationally and internationally an affordable option for recording drum tracks using Pro Tools.
Christian is an endorsee of PEARL drums, ZILDJIAN cymbals, VIC FIRTH drumsticks and REMO drum heads.
These details were last updated on October 10, 2016