Chris Greene

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Fri, Nov 18, 2016 6PM
BLU Jazz+[directions]
 

Saxophonist and composer Chris Greene was born in Evanston, IL. He spent his formative years in the award-winning Evanston High School Wind and Jazz Ensembles. As a teenager he began to play professionally with many local pop/rock and jazz bands. Greene eventually went to Bloomington, IN to attend the prestigious Indiana University Jazz Studies program and studied with renowned professor and cellist David Baker. Greene returned to Chicago in 1994 and has since collaborated with some of the nation’s most creative and versatile musicians. As a performer, Greene can be seen with many different groups – in many different genres. He also leads his own critically-acclaimed group, the Chris Greene Quartet. He has also performed or recorded with the following artists: Common, The Temptations, Maysa Leak, Ten City, Sheena Easton, Steve Cole, Michael Manson, Andrew Bird, The J. Davis Trio, Typhanie Monique, Zach Brock, Chris Rob, Vic Lavender, Jesse De La Pena, Liquid Soul and The Mighty Blue Kings.

He also composed the score for the Chicago Childrens’ Theatre’s recent production of “Bud, Not Buddy.”

Chris Greene has also perfomed at the following venues: The House of Blues, Park West, Chicago Metro, Double Door, Jazz Showcase, Green Mill, Pops for Champagne, Andy’s, Baker’s Keyboard Lounge, RIBCO, Elbo Room, Ravina Pavillion, City Winery, and more!


Itinerary

Date Time Event Tickets
11/18/16 6:00PM-7:00PM Masterclass free*
11/18/16 8:00PM-11:00PM Concert $15/$20 ($10 for students w/ ID)

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