Chris received a Fine Arts Award through his high school not only for his keyboard work in the jazz lab band but also singing in the choir, playing tuba in the concert band and being on stage in several plays. In college Chris performed in coffeehouses, special dorm concerts, plays, and presented a benefit concert for the American Heart Association using his original pop with jazz influenced music.
Today you can hear Chris performing solo at businesses, coffeehouses, private parties, open mics and In-House donation based concerts around Portland/Vancouver. Chris spent 13 years playing in a church worship band and now plays with a 10 piece classic R&B party dance band. Chris sings, plays keyboard, guitar, ukelele, and melodica, and has recorded 3 albums of classic keyboard pop, pop/jazz, and mediation music.
DJ, Host, Personality, and Emcee
Chris has been a club DJ for Black Angus and Red Lion, as well as a mobile DJ for hundreds of weddings and parties. Chris is a radio and podcast DJ/host and has done radio commercial production for stations from Z100 to KPDQ. Today, Chris’s mobile DJ focus specializes in themed oriented parties and events with special emphasis on the boomer generation.
Chris’s experience as a performer – and as support to others – allows him the unique ability to not only emcee, but provide entertainment and double as sound tech as well.
Actor for TV Commercial’s