John DeChristopher


Oral History Information

Interview Date
Job Title
Former VP of Artist Relations
Company Name
Avedis Zildjian Company

John DeChristopher was playing in a band when he would visit the EU Wurlitzer Music Store in Boston.  Those early store visits for gear led to a job and John’s introduction to the music products industry.  John joined the Zildjian Company in 1989 and created a wonderful reputation as the VP of Artist Relations.  John has been involved in many areas of the industry and supported programs within PAS and NAMM over the years including this Oral History program, for which John was finally interviewed in January 2013.