Chris Sutherland

COUNTRY Canada      
GROUP KIM MITCHELL/ SASS JORDAN      

BORN IN:
Brandon Manitoba
LIVES IN:
Toronto
DRUMMING SINCE:
1975
CURRENT BAND/PROJECT(S):
The Road Hammers, Kim Mitchell, Sass Jordan
BIGGEST INFLUENCE(S):
Jeff Porcaro, Carlos Vega, Tommy Aldridge, Shawn Pelton, Chad Cromwell
FAVORITE ALBUM YOU PLAYED ON:
Chris Sutherland – Ain’t That A Kick In The Headphones
FAVORITE ALBUM YOU DIDN’T PLAY ON:
WAY too many..
CAREER HIGHLIGHT:
Hard to pick one but.. Sweden Rock with Kim Mitchell
FAVORITE SABIAN CYMBAL:
22” HHX X-Treme Crash

Biography

Chris has been the drummer for Canadian Rock Legend Kim Mitchell since 1999.  

Currently, Chris is on the faculty at Metalworks Institute in the Music Performance & Technology Program, and is also touring with Jarvis Church and the Soul Station supporting Jarvis' new album.

As a freelance musician, Chris has performed and recorded with Doc Walker, Gowan, Mamma Mia (Toronto), Saga, Deric Ruttan, Sass Jordan, Glen Drover, Michelle Wright, Randy Bachman, Burton Cummings, Jason McCoy and many more.  

As a session player he has recorded commercials for Coke, Tim Hortons, NFL, NHL, Coors Light, Budweiser, CFL, MLB and hundreds more. He has also recorded television and film work for MTV, Teletoon, YTV, CTV, CBC, and many feature films.  

Chad Melchert

Adam Gregory

Chris Sutherland

Kim Mitchell/ Sass Jordan

Billy Thomas

Vince Gill

Mark Branconnier

Gord Bamford / Sessions

Brady Valgardson

Corb Lund