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Chris West
Order 150.00 - single song

$150 per song; $125 per song Per 4 and up; 2 revisions of a song max

Bio

Based out of Nashville TN, Chris West has been composing/arranging for the past 16 years. An accomplished saxophonist/flutist/woodwindist, West has been working as a freelance musician for 20 years in Nashville TN. West holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commercial Music Performance/Composition, and a Master’s degree in Jazz Studies. In 1998, his song “Dreams” was nominated for a Nashville Music Award (NAMMY), and in 2012 he had two songs in the finals of the International Songwriting Competition. His first solo album entitled “Jazzmanic” was released in 2006 and features 9 original compositions. In 2011, West released a threeValbum work entitled “The Surprise Trilogy”, which has been reviewed in Downbeat, Jazztimes, and many other publications, as well as received radio play throughout the US. In addition to his own original work, West has written string and horn arrangements for many Nashville based sessions, has had songs placed in movies, TV shows, and commercials. He has toured/performed/recorded with top artists such as My Morning Jacket, Brenda Lee, Charles Walker, Carrier Underwood, Johnny Reid, Dr. Lonnie Smith, The Temptations, The Four Tops, Brian Setzer, among others.

Chris is now offering horn and string arrangements and overdubs from his home studio in Nashville, TN. Equipped with many highVend microphones and mic pres, he has the ability to track horns and strings in any genre, and any number of instruments. He is proficient on all single reed woodwinds including all saxes (soprano, alto, tenor, bari, and bass), all flutes (C flute, alto, bass), clarinets (Bb, alto, bass, contra bass), and can provide double reeds (oboe, bassoon), and brass (trumpet, trombone, tuba, baritone) as well. He also can offer services on harmonica, melodica, and has an array of ethnic/tribal flutes/wind instruments to add a unique touch on any song (mismar, pan flute, Native American flute, penny whistle, etc)

Audio

Video Marquee Mayfield - Never Enough (Horns arranged and recorded by Chris West, Strings arranged by Chris West) Marquee Mayfield - Breakdown (Horns arranged and recorded by Chris West, Strings arranged by Chris West) Stevie Wonder Medley -  with saxes, flutes, clarinets Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson (Bruno Mars) (Cover with saxes, flutes, clarinets
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