From Sweden to Hollywood to play with guitar legend Paul Gilbert, CJ Hökdal has just started. As he says “Don´t go through life, grow through life”
CJ Hökdal is a drummer from Sweden, currently residing in Los Angeles, CA. He is a session drummer, graduated with an Associate of Arts degree from Musicians Institute in Hollywood, CA. Cj has played with artists such as Paul Gilbert, Nils Landgren, D.Motif, Anna and the Bells, Missy Hellstone and many more.
- From Sweden
- Banged pots and pans as a child
- Age 9 learned Violin because of school and drums at age 11
- Went to music school in Sweden in 7th grade
- First big concert covering Beatles song in front of 560 people made him want to be a drummer
- Anna and the Bells
Be nice, work hard and socialize. Expose yourself.
BEST GIG: Playing with Paul Gilbert at Guitar Center
WORST GIG: Back in Sweden with his band , Indicator, RockNRoll carousel, singer hit his head on PA system and bled!
“Don´t Go Through Life…Grow Through Life”
SONG OF THE SHOW
“Yesterday” by D.Motif