Born: December 2, 1970
Chris Byars was born in New York City on Nov. 2, 1970 into a family of Juilliard-trained musicians. The artistic resources of NYC were made accessible to the youngster, who soon found himself in musical situations with the top talents of the world. Throughout his childhood, he was granted private study with the great teachers in the area, devoting much effort to learning drums, voice, saxophone, musicianship and ballet technique. From age 6 to 14, Chris enjoyed a successful career as an opera singer, performing, touring, and appearing on television with the Metropolitan Opera, New York City Opera and New York City Ballet. At age 14 he devoted himself exclusively to the idiom of jazz....
Pictures at an Exhibition of Himalayan ArtSmalls Records
Photos in Black, White and GraySmalls Records
Night OwlsSmalls Records
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- Pictures at an Exhibition of Himalayan Art by Elliott Simon
- Photos in Black, White and Gray by Ken Dryden
- Night Owls by Jim Santella