Pianist/Organist Chris Simonini's fascination with music began is his late teenage years. While first purchasing a guitar and playing for a year, he soon began to direct his passion towards the piano.
Inspired by the feeling and soulfulness of jazz greats such as Jimmy Smith, Bill Evans, and Cedar Walton he decided to devote his time to the tradition of Jazz. He first sought out his formal training during his first year in college with jazz and classical piano lessons. Soon after, Chris had become immensely interested in the art of jazz organ. He began taking lessons on Hammond B3 organ and currently continues to gig on the B3 organ