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Chris Saunders

CHRIS SAUNDERS, nicknamed “Big Skin” early in life, is a prolific singer-songwriter, cornet and flugelhorn player. He has fronted and performed with many bands over the span of 40 years cultivating a style that has been described as one foot in the Blues and the other in Jazz, Rock, Cabaret, and experimental music. He is a pinch of Howlin’ Wolf and a dash of Tom Waits. He cites the music of Louis Armstrong, Dr. John, Tony Bennett, Joe Williams and Jimmy Witherspoon as fundamental to his development as a vocalist and artist. His immense reservoir of soul and soaring melodic mastery are further deepened with his wry sense of humor


Dancing With The Widow St. James

Label: Self-Produced
Released: 2022
Track listing: River's Invitation; Big Man; Butterflies and Chicken Wings; Am I Blue?; Lightning and a Feather; Dancing with the Widow St. James; Low Tide Rising on a Devil Wind; Life is a Struggle; I Don't Need No Doctor; Lullaby of the Leaves.


Article: Album Review

The Chris Saunders Band: Dancing With The Widow St. James

Read "Dancing With The Widow St. James" reviewed by Richard J Salvucci

Was there a time in your life when you took off for nowhere in particular, maybe a mild summer's night, rolled down the windows, and just grooved? Chances are you had some primitive form of sound technology that filled a well-worn vehicle with music that just suggested that life was a good thing? Ok, so perhaps ...


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