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Chris Platt

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Already an accomplished guitarist in his teens, Chris connected with the guitarists Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, and Stevie Ray Vaughan, whose music inspired him to develop his skills, write songs, and lead a band of his own. Following high school, he attended Mohawk College and graduated with an Applied Music Diploma. It was there that he developed his passion for jazz, studying with Bob Shields and listening to musicians such as Lenny Breau, Ed Bickert, Jim Hall, and Reg Schwager. Following Mohawk, Chris went on to complete a Degree in Jazz Performance at the University of Toronto, where he had the privilege of studying under Mike Murley, Kelly Jefferson, Chase Sanborn, Geoff Young, Andrew Downing, and Dave Young

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Sounds of Brazil

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2020
Track listing: Desafinado; Pra Machucar Meu Coração; Doralice; Pawnbroker; A Felicidade; Bewitched; Chega de Saudade; Lendas Brasileiras; A Festa Do Divino

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Desafinado

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Label: Self Produced
Released: 2020
Duration: 04:59

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Article: Radio & Podcasts

Alexa Tarantino shines with her second album

Read "Alexa Tarantino shines with her second album" reviewed by Bob Osborne


More great new music from across the World of Jazz with six great new albums to share. The second album from Alexa Tarantino on Posi-tone finds her continuing to demonstrate her skills and artistry. Exciting music from Buenos Aires from the collective known as Aves. The debut album from Chris Platt and Angela Turone ...

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Son for Sunshine

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Label: Self Produced
Released: 2018
Duration: 06:40

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The Bitter Suite

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2018
Track listing: Intro; Son for Sunshine; Autumn's Embrace; Winter; Lilacs; Remember the Days.

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Article: Album Review

The Marie Goudy 12tet: The Bitter Suite

Read "The Bitter Suite" reviewed by Jack Bowers


Toronto-based trumpeter / composer Marie Goudy, who could plausibly be described as a child prodigy musically, wasted little time after earning a master's degree in music performance from the University of Toronto in 2017, recording soon afterward The Bitter Suite as leader of a twelve-piece ensemble in which her trumpet, compositions and arrangements underscore the seductive ...

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Chris Platt: Sky Glow

Read "Sky Glow" reviewed by Friedrich Kunzmann


Toronto-based guitarist Chris Platt's debut outing stands out among releases by his contemporaries because, among other things, of its creation of singular nuances within the structural and sonic conventions of a classical jazz trio—rather than following the prevailing modern atmospheric-approach, which seems to be dominated by sound in place of composition. With the support of fellow ...

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Sky Glow

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Label: Self Produced
Released: 2017
Duration: 06:19

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Sky Glow

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2017
Track listing: I Like The Sad Ones; Plenty; No More; Sky Glow; January; Platter; When You're Not Here.


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