Currently, Chris is privileged to be working with iconic Brazilian composer
(and friend and mentor) IVAN LINS writing and producing new material and playing drums / percussion
He also appears (as guest vocalist!) on the new 25th anniversary album "Silver" from US jazz supergroup FOURPLAY, on a track co-wriiten with founding member HARVEY MASON
Since graduating from the Guildhall School of Music And Drama,
Chris has recorded and performed with Paul McCartney,
Luciano Pavarotti, Carla Bley & Steve Swallow, Robert
Plant, Andy Sheppard, Bryn Terffyl, Randy Brecker, Nelson
Rangell, John Harle, Charlie Wood, Karl Jenkins, London Sinfonietta,
London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra,
John Adams, Rambert Dance Company, Royal Shakespeare Co., as well as on
numerous film soundtracks, television and radio broadcasts.
a composer, Chris's music has been used all over the world
by broadcasters (BBC TV, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5,
Sky, SkySports, National Geographic, History Channel and others),
in shows such as CSI, True Hollywood Stories,
America's Most Wanted, Late Show and countless others.
He has written production music for Universal, BMG, Boosey
& Hawkes, Bucks, Abaco, Inspired and Made Up Music.
Chris’s debut solo album "Pra Sempre"
was recorded in Brazil and the US, and featured guest
appearances by Ivan Lins, Coro do Batacotô,
Mestres da Bateria da Mangueira, Téo Lima, Sizão
Machado. His new international quartet, AZUL,
includes two of Brazil's finest musicians, Walmir
Gil and guitarist Webster Santos,
plus Memphis Hammond ace Charlie Wood. He
also recently worked with Guinga, Marcos Valle, João
Donato and Wanda Sa. Additionally he has written and produced
albums for Moophonix with accordionist Toninho Ferragutti
and Swami Jr. (LITORAL NORTE), Walmir Gil (PASSAPORTE)
He has also established ELÉCTRICO 18 (label), ATABAQUE MUSIC (publishing), SOUND DESIGNS MUSIC (film & tV music) and M-PHONIX GROOVES (sample loops) which cover the various areas of his work.
NEWS: In 2008 one of the Chris's GROOVE tracks was
used as the basis of the soundtrack (produced by YB São
Paulo) for a major international advertising campaign by the
agency W/Brasil for GRENDENE,
featuring Brazilian supermodel GISELE BÜNDCHEN
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