Chris Lamont is a drummer who has been experimenting with various styles of music from rock to traditional jazz since the age of eight. He has been working extensively both live and in the studio with New Orleans trumpet man Kevin Clark, known for his time with the Dukes of Dixieland and the New Orleans Nightcrawlers.
Other recent credits include EMI recording artist Damhnait Doyle, Nettwerk recording artist Martina Sorbara, and the legendary Sass Jordan. Chris has been rapidly becoming one of Toronto’s most versatile and in-demand session drummers.
Chris has had a wide range of musical experience, working with artists such as jazz great Peter Appleyard, Canadian blues icon Jeff Healey, the first “Canadian Idol” champion and BMG recording artist Ryan Malcolm, Bill Dillon (Peter Gabriel, Robbie Robertson), Jamie Oakes (Tom Cochrane, Marc Jordan), Alex Pangman and her Alleycats , Harrison Kennedy (Chairmen of the Board), Dale Martindale (Images in Vogue), The Greg Bush Quintet, The Dixie Demons, and many others. Chris endorses Taye Drums and Sabian cymbals.