Chris Glik

Glik performs as a single (keyboards/piano and vocals) as well as with his own group - Chris Glik Band all over Southern California. In addition, Glik works with many vocalists as musical director/accompanist.

Chris Glik has performed and/or recorded with acts such as the Okaysions, Platters, Inkspots, Coasters, Brook Benton, Frank Gorshin, Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra, Glenn Miller Orchestra, and many more.

Compositions/Arrangements

Glik has arranged and/or composed music for Leonard Reed, Henry Nemo, Chester Whitmore, Lula Washington Dance Group, Helen Reddy, Chris Calloway, Nicholas Brothers, Warner Brothers, Columbia Talent Management, Paul Kennedy Dance Studio, Viewpoint School, and many others.

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REVIEW BY SCOTT YANOW FROM FEB. 2009 ISSUE OF LA JAZZ SCENE:

“Pianist Chris Glik’s Tropical Jazz For The Soul, Vol. 2 is a fine example of easy listening jazz. The music grooves nicely, the improvising is melodic and the tones by the various players, especially tenor-saxophonist Dave Victorino (who hints a bit at Stan Getz), are West Coast cool and pleasing. Three standards are performed by Glik in a trio with bassist Larry Muradian and drummer Steve Sykes while his eight originals are interpreted in a quintet also including bassist Mike Flick, drummer Kenny Park, guitarist Lenny Coltun and Victorino on tenor and flute

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Primary Instrument

Keyboard

Location

Beverly Hills, CA

Credentials/Background

I teach privately. The material I teach includes Jazz Improvisation (keyboard/piano), Jazz Theory, Accompaniment/Self Accompaniment on piano/keyboard, how to be a keyboardist in an ensemble. I also offer services such as Charts, Tracks, Production, Arranging, Composing, Rehearsing, Show development and Recording.

Clinic/Workshop Information

CHRIS GLIK 111 North La Cienega, Suite 8 Beverly Hills, CA 90211 www.glikmusic.com chrisglik@glikmusic.com 310-854-0857, 213-705-0162 I believe that the arts should be a part of the basic curriculum in the schools, and that, where possible, the arts should be available and accessible in the community at large

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