Originally from upstate NY, Chris started his music career as a teenager playing piano for ballet and dance studios. Continuing his education he went on to study music theory and piano at SUNY Geneseo all the while performing in bands and clubs in NY.
After graduating Chris moved into the live music business directing shows. He’s directed dozens of local and professional level theater productions around the country. Through this he ended up directing and performing with a variety of impersonator acts, primarily Elvis tribute shows in many big casinos across the nation and world.
Finding a home on the gulf coast and New Orleans was the next step where he worked as music director for MGM casinos directing live band acts for almost eight years. During this time he also would play shows on Bourbon St in New Orleans for some fun xtra work.
Loving New Orleans, he decided to make that full time and did. Becoming a full time dueler at the world renown Pat O’Brian’s bar for almost the next ten years.
Chris has entertained tens of thousands of happy people out there from all over the world in his career, and prides himself in a vast repertoire of songs from any musical genre. Always sounding looking good while making the audience love their night is what he lives for.
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