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 vintage R&B party dance band known as, HomeBrew.
Chris sings, plays keyboard, acoustic guitar, ukulele, 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 radio personality with a variety of formats from Top 40, Contemporary Hit Radio, Smooth Jazz, Hot Adult Contemporary and Contemporary Christian.
Chris’s years as a club DJ for Black Angus and Red Lion, as well as a mobile DJ for hundreds of weddings and parties, and is recently retired from mobile DJ work.
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