Chris Petz is a New York City based musician who has been performing locally for over 25 years. He is an expert jazz guitarist with other specialties including singing, composing, arranging, and recording. His expertise extends into several genres such as blues, funk, rock, and pop.


He studied at the University of Vermont and the Mannes Schhol of Music. He has performed and/or studied with jazz greats Phil Markowitz (Chet Baker, Sarah Vaughan, David Liebman); Ritchie Bierach (John Scofield, Wayne Shorter); and Ed Maceachen (Stanley Turentine, Wynton Marsalis) to name a few.


Chris is available for hire as a musician for your event as a soloist or with a trio. He can be hired as a musical director, guest lecturer, or workshop leader. Feel free to call or email Chris today! Click the Music Store link above to listen and buy his original music. Click the Video link to check out a performance.

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