Thursday, June 7, 2007

CD Helps Doha Players Rebuild

"Dolphin Dance" CD
Profits to help rebuild Doha Player's Theatre

On sale at all Doha Players events and Doha Jazz gigs (see below)

The album - 'Dolphin Dance', is has contributions from both local musicians and guests from UK / USA - making a diverse collection of original compositions and standard modern jazz tunes.

Soloists from New York's Julliard School of Music and local contributions from Mark Seay, Fraser Dodd, John Petrie and Matthew Kay complete the CD

Chris started his professional musical career at Leeds College of Music where his compositions won him the 1998 Yorkshire Television prize for Jazz arranging. Collaborations with the likes of Johnny Dankworth opened the door to critical acclaim on the UK jazz scene.

In 2001 Chris moved to Doha and since that time he has been the prime mover in creating a small but vibrant jazz scene in Qatar's capital. His band "The Doha Jazz Quartet" can be seen at fortnightly Jazz nights at the Ritz Carlton. (May23rd, June6th, June 20th) and Movepick Hotel on Friday June 1st.

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