A mix of soul and jazz is what come to ear, but this classically trained, crooner deftly combines streams of jazz, hip-hop, funk, and soul in his music; he’s as comfortable with falsetto and scatting as he is with laying down smooth and creative phrasings. Chris is the modern day Frank SInatra or Nat KIng Cole... Chris Turner a vocalist from Oakland, California when asked, what is your profession, his response is, “ Music is what I do…” It was at the age of 4 when he began to get that feeling, that itch to become a musician. Chris’s Dad a singer; and he wanted to do the same. While attending his father’s gig he asked his Dad between sets to let him sing and in less than 5 minutes he taught Chris the song, He's Got the World In His Hands. Chris learned it, sung it, and by the end of the song he had the house
What happens when you mix Nat King Cole, Donny Hathaway and Stevie Wonder...you get Chris Turner Classic Songs from yesterday with a new age Swag!
new york, NY
Willing to teach
Advanced students only.
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