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Chris F Nordman

Chris Nordman - Piano, Electric Piano, Hammond Organ

Chris Nordman plays Multi Keyboards, and performs with his own band, and other bands in Michigan, Florida, and surrounding areas. Coming from Classical roots (several years at Interlochen National Music Camp performing on 'Cello), staff organist at St. Hugo in the Hills Church in Bloomfield, Choir Director at Fellowship United Methodist Church in Troy, MI,

Chris became a top “on call” musician to back many acts for shows in Michigan in the 1970's on, playing with the Drifters, Coasters, Chuck Berry, Mel Torme', Bob Hope, and many other acts across all genre's

During this time, Chris and his “Detroit” Trio and augmented group played regularly for corporate and private events, and house gigs at the Detroit Yacht Club, Detroit Athletic Club, Grosse Pointe Yacht Club, Hyatt Regency, and other venues.

He has led the Chris Nordman Group since 1979, playing thousands of events, shows and clubs. Loving Blues and Jazz, Chris is now frequently seen at locations near his bases in Michigan and Florida, performing at venues throughout both states and the surrounding area.

Since 2014, Chris has been the primary Keyboard Player in the Chris Canas Band, based in Michigan, and the Buddy Blues Band, based in Orlando, Florida. Chris currently plays with EasyStreet out of the Daytona, Florida area Full Time.

A proud Hammond Artist, Chris currently plays a Hammond XK-5 and Privia Piano through various amplifier combinations (primarily Leslie Brand), and has used both for recording.

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From Bobby Hebb Web Site: Brand New Sunny version! Our SONG OF THE DAY for October 26, 2020 Wonderful 6:44 version, love it! Listen to the gorgeous piano runs

Blues Blast Magazine: “Keyboard man Chris N shines on the Hammond”, “ . . . another excellent keyboard solo, this time on electric piano”

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