Chris studied at the University of Vermont and the Mannes School 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 has performed locally and nationwide for the past twenty-five years. Look for Chris and his band, the Midnight Experiment, at jazz clubs all over New York City.