CHRIS CORTEZ

Pop/Art Song/Folk / Latin Jazz / Vocal Jazz / RnB / Hard Bop • United States
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Chris Cortez, guitarist, vocalist, bandleader, concert promoter, and record label owner is a busy man. Chris’ discography includes over 20 CDs as a leader, sideman, and/or producer. He’s just released his 6th solo CD, Aunt Nasty, already getting rave reviews. Chris’ label Blue Bamboo Music Inc, which supports ten artists, and is also involved in concert promotions, hosting artists like Jeff Coffin’s Mu’tet, and fellow guitarists Pat Martino, Charlie Hunter, and Mike Stern. Equally at home with jazz, rock and blues, a typical performance includes a variety of musical styles, artfully blended together with high energy, and virtuosity clearly on display. One reviewer called him “the consummate musician.” Another, “a phenomenal guitar player.” As accomplished as he is as a guitarist, Chris is also an excellent vocalist. His shows mix vocal and instrumental material creating wide-ranging appeal. On his latest release, Aunt Nasty, Chris turns in read more...
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CHRIS CORTEZ Territorial Imperative album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Territorial Imperative
Latin Jazz 1993
CHRIS CORTEZ Hold It Right There album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Hold It Right There
Vocal Jazz 2003
CHRIS CORTEZ Mum Is The Word album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mum Is The Word
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2004
CHRIS CORTEZ Awakenings album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Awakenings
Latin Jazz 2007
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Aunt Nasty
RnB 2012
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Talamasca
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2013
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Top Secret
Hard Bop 2015

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