Chris Williams Chris Williams

Chris Williams has been performing professionally since he was fifteen years old. Now at 28, this Canadian sensation has impressed audiences with his intense passion, vocal proficiency and musical maturity. He has built a loyal following, as his highly entertaining performances are met with great enthusiasm by people of all ages.

Chris has performed with world-famous musicians such as Justo Almario (Tolu / Mongo Santamaria), Alex Acuna (Tolu / Weather Report), Mark Massey (Stephane Grappelli / Barbara Morrison), Dr. Scott Tibbs ( famed UCLA Theory And Composition instructor), Charles Small (Barbara Morrison), Dave Markee (Eric Clapton), Paul Donnelly (Jamie Cullum), Osama Afifi (B Sharp Quartet), Terry Landry (Natalie Cole) , Ernie Nunez (Brian Setzer Orchestra), Caleb Quay ( Elton John ) and Steve Crum (Diana Ross).

He has also preformed with many rising stars on the international jazz scene such as Lisa Harriton (USC Alumni) , Matt Politano (North Texas Lab Band) , Jillian Lebeck and Kavan Manson (Both Yamaha Rising Star Award winners), Gina Saputo (Tierney Sutton protégé ), Will Cruse (Jeff Hamilton protégé), Justin Ray (Michael Buble) and many others.

Born in Calgary, Alberta, Chris began by singing gospel music in his parents’ church as a young boy. After moving to White Rock, British Columbia, he studied under the highly acclaimed musical director Dave Proznick at Semiahmoo Secondary School. While in this program, Chris began performing professionally as a drummer and vocalist. He earned many awards including four vocal solo awards at the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival and a major scholarship to the elite Berklee College of Music in Boston.

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January 03, 2012

Award-Winning Jazz Vocalist Chris Williams Receives Nomination for 2012...

December 27, 2011

Award Winning Jazz Vocalist Chris Williams Performs for Special New...

October 01, 2010

Acclaimed jazz musicians to perform at Claremont Graduate University on...

August 17, 2009

Award Winning Jazz Vocalist Chris Williams Performs Eight Year Steamers...

August 12, 2008

Award Winning Jazz Vocalist Chris Williams Performs Seven Year Steamers...

July 30, 2008

Vocalist Chris Williams Performs for Special Engagement Steamers Event

July 28, 2008

Vocalist Chris Williams Performs for Special Engagement Steamers Event

June 28, 2008

Chris Williams Performs at First Annual Ambrosia Wine Festival

March 08, 2008

Ambrosia Restaurant Presents First Annual Wine Dinner with Special...

February 02, 2008

Half-off Drinks and Appetizers at Award-Winning Ambrosia Restaurant

December 24, 2007

Chris Williams to Perform Special Year-End Concert

October 26, 2007

Award Winning Jazz Vocalist Chris Williams to Perform Limited 2-Night...

August 09, 2007

Award Winning Jazz Vocalist Chris Williams Marks 6-Year Anniversary...

June 16, 2007

Lineup Announced for Chris Williams, Award Winning Jazz Vocalist...

April 04, 2007

Chris Williams Wins Honor at Orange County Music Awards

March 26, 2007

Chris Williams and the Jazz Nightlife Renaissance Returns to OC...

March 06, 2007

Chris Williams Receives Nominations for Orange County Music Awards

March 07, 2007

Chris Williams Receives Nominations for Orange County Music Awards

February 20, 2007

Chris Williams Trio to Perform at Ambrosia Restaurant in Santa Ana, CA

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Chris Williams Concerts

Date Detail Price
Feb2Sun
Let Spin
Vortex Jazz Club
London, UK
£10

Albums by Chris Williams

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