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"Stravinsky said that composition is selective improvisation, meaning that the same kernel of an idea that you have up on the stand as a jazz musician is the same one you write down as a composer."

Grammy-nominated composer Chris Brubeck continues to distinguish himself as an innovative performer and composer.  An award-winning composer, he is clearly tuned into the pulse of contemporary music.  John von Rhein, music critic for The Chicago Tribune, calls Chris:  “a composer with a real flair for lyrical melody–a 21st Century Lenny Bernstein.” 

Brubeck Brothers Quartet at The Kent Stage, OH

Kent, OH, November 4, 2021 | 8:00 PM

The Brubeck Brothers Quartet celebrates the Centennial of jazz legend Dave Brubeck. To celebrate his life and legacy, Dave's sons Chris and Dan Brubeck, who began performing and recording with their father in the 1970s, have curated a multimedia show with The Brubeck Brothers Quartet. Through stories told by his sons, video interviews with Dave and musicians he influenced, and music performed by the Quartet, the show invites audiences to travel along the timeline of Dave’s extraordinary life and career.

Chris Guest on Higher Order podcast

I was honored to be a guest on Truth Collective’s Higher Order podcast. Many thanks to Hosts Devon Higby and Josh Coon who… Read More