Born in FT Walton Beach, Florida, Chip Ritter started playing drums when he was only ten years old. Chip is an independent artist and is a professional drum instructor, musician, author, clinician and entertainer who has toured the U.S.A., Russia, Romania, Holland, France, Spain, Mexico and Canada. An exiting and charismatic performer on the drums, his solos immediately bring people to their feet!
Chip Ritter is officially endorsed as an independent artist by Trick Drums – Signature Level - World Wide Trueline Drumsticks – Signature Level - World Wide Attack Drumheads – World Wide Ritter Instrument Bags – World Wide Epad Practice Pads - National Qwik Stix Stickholders- National Budweiser True Music – Arizona
Chip Ritter's current projects include 'Stick Tricks', and instructional dvd plus solo cd 'The Thunder Machine'.
Chip Ritter's current band is Neon Prophet, a Reggae outfit from Tucson Arizona.
Bands and artists Chip Ritter has shared the stage/performed with include B.B. King, Buddy Miles, Lonnie Brooks, Long John Hunter, The Chicago Rhythm & Blues Kings, Machine Head, Ronnie James Dio, Cadaverous Quartet, M.A.C., Jay Minor - Eric Marienthal, Dave Graham - Mark Farner.