Chris Mahan

COUNTRY United States      
GROUP Wayzata Sympony Orchestra      

BORN IN:
Fargo, ND
LIVES IN:
Minneapolis, MN
DRUMMING SINCE:
10 years old
CURRENT BAND/PROJECT:
Performing with the Wayzata Sympony Orchestra and Fargo Moorhead Symphony Orchestra. Teaching private lessons.  Preparing for Guest Artist performances with high school jazz bands this Winter and next Spring.  Finishing up writing my Concerto for Jazz Vibraphone and Orchestra.
BIGGEST INFLUENCE(S):
Gary Burton, George Gershwin, Milt Jackson, Buddy Rich, Miles Davis, Max Roach, Clifford Brown.
FAVOURITE ALBUM PLAYED ON:
Gary Burton, George Gershwin, Milt Jackson, Buddy Rich, Miles Davis, Max Roach, Clifford Brown.
FAVOURITE ALBUM PLAYED ON:
CM Jazz Trio
FAVOURITE ALBUM DIDN'T PLAY ON:
"Kind of Blue", Miles Davis
CAREER HIGHLIGHT(S):
Playing at the Montreaux Jazz Festival.
FAVOURITE SABIAN CYMBAL:
18" Artisan Crash