Born: November 4, 1965 Primary Instrument: Vocalist
A jazz vocalist, whose primary focus is the use of the voice as an instrument, Chris is an improvisor and composer as well as an interpreter of song. He is a veteran jazz singer, having worked with Denon recording artists, THE RITZ, and vocal jazz quintet, VOCALEASE. With THE RITZ, he recorded the CD Almost Blue, which featured his singing, composing, and arranging talents. As a soloist, he has been dubbed an outstanding talent (Sheila Jordan) and a creative force (Roberta Davis) by critics and performers who have heard his work. He has performed at Blue Note Jazz Clubs in New York, Tokyo, Jakarta, and Fukuoka, Japan. He has also appeared at numerous jazz festivals throughout the United States and abroad. HIS DEBUT CD has JUST BEEN RELEASED! July, 2007 on CADENCE JAZZ RECORDS, featuring Matt Wilson on drums, Martin Wind on bass and Mark Shilansky on piano.