Chris Lomheim Chris Lomheim

Chris Lomheim began playing music at age seven, studying organ until his teens where he switched from organ to piano studying with legendary Minneapolis instructor Herb Wigley. In his later teens Chris studied with mentor Brazilian pianist / composer Manfredo Fest.

At age seventeen Chris was selected by the Twin Cities Jazz Society as an up and coming artist and was awarded a citation from the National Association of Jazz Educators for exemplary achievements in jazz performance. As part of the selection Chris was interviewed by legendary jazz radio host Leigh Kamman on his radio show “The Jazz Image” on Minnesota Public Radio.

In 1991 Chris won the West Bank School of Music composers forum which featured his quartet, playing all original compositions in a live performance at Augsburg College in Minneapolis . The performance was video recorded and aired on Minneapolis Public Television. Chris is a member of the Twin Cities based all original jazz group “The Illicit Sextet” which has produced 2 CD's “Chapter One” (1993) and “Chapter 11” (2013) The group was named Best Jazz Instrumental Group in the Minnesota Music Awards in 1993. As leader of the Chris Lomheim Trio he has produced 3 CD's “And You've Been Waiting?” (1994) featuring all original compositions. “The Bridge” (2002) featuring a mix of originals and a handful of standards. “Timeline” (2014) featuring all original compositions. Chris was nominated best pianist in the 1997 Minnesota Music Awards.

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Self Produced
2014

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Album Chris Lomheim Timeline by Chris Lomheim

Chris Lomheim Timeline

Lomstradamus Productions
2014

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Album The Bridge by Chris Lomheim

The Bridge

Lomstradamus Productions
2002

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Album And You've Been Waiting? by Chris Lomheim

And You've Been...

Lomstradamus Productions
1994

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