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Cris Barber

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Born: May 6    Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Winner of the Orange County Music Award® for Best Jazz Artist 2004, Cris Barber is considered one of the premier jazz vocalists in Southern California. Often compared to Diana Krall, Cris' smooth and captivating vocal style, along with the Quintet's top-tier professional musicians, bring a new life and an energetic style to SWINGS, STANDARDS, LATIN/BOSSA NOVA, BLUES and CONTEMPORARY JAZZ.

Cris has been delighting audiences for well over a decade performing in some of the area's top venues. Her fun, dynamic and energetic vibe is a perfect compliment to any special occasion, wedding reception or party....
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Cris Barber

Comes Love
37 Records
2005
East of the Sun, Better Than Anything, Comes Love, O Pato, You Go To My Head, Just A Little Lovin', Teach Me Tonight, Dindi, You Taught My Heart To Sing, Louisiana Sunday Afternoon

Cris Barber, vocals
Karen Hammack, piano
Doug Webb, sax
Barry Cogert, bass
Aldo Bentivegna, drums
Kurt Rasmussen, percussion


Nobody Else But Me
37 Records
2004

Triste, My Little Boat, You're Getting To Be A Habit With Me, The Very Thought Of You, So Nice (Summer Samba), The Nearness of You, The Look of Love, Guess Who I Saw Today, Tell Me All About It, Route 66, How High The Moon, Sentimental Journey, Nobody Else But Me

Cris Barber, vocals
Don French, piano & strings
Kevin Kearney, piano
Greg Vail, sax & flute
Matthew Von Doran, guitar
Barry Cogert, bass
Charlie Ewing, bass
Dave Owens, drums
Kurt Rasmussen, percussion

Among Friends
37 Records
1997

Rio de Janiero Blue, Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars, All The Love A Heart Can Hold, Your Eyes, Like A Lover, You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To, If Love Is Blind, Moondance, Am I The Last To Know, Any Chance At All, Save Your Love For Me

Cris Barber, vocals
Bill Meza, piano
Greg Vail, sax & flute
Frank Potenza, guitar
Terence Elliott, guitar
Charlie Ewing, bass
Dave Eastley, bass
Brian Zsupnik, drums
Kurt Rasmussen, percussion
Kevin Kearney, strings
Garm Beall, trumpet/B-3

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Comes Love
37 Records (2005)

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