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Chris Kelsey | Musician / Bio

Saxophonist/composer Chris Kelsey has recorded nearly two-dozen albums for the C.I.M.P., Cadence Jazz, Unseen Rain, Saxofonis Music, and Tzazz Krytyk labels. In 2014, his CD Chris Kelsey & What I Say: The Electric Miles Project won the 13th Annual Independent Music Award for Best Tribute album. Recent albums include Duets: NYC/Woodstock with the guitarist Dom Minasi, and Free: Kelsey/Porter Duo Plays Ornette, Vol. 1, with the pianist Lewis Porter. Kelsey and Porter are currently preparing a second volume of Ornette interpretations. Kelsey's most recent project, The Harmolodi-Kats with Porter, guitarist Jack DeSalvo, bassist Francois Grillot, and drummer Enrique Haneine, is scheduled to record a set of his original compositions for the Unseen Rain label in the Summer of 2016. Kelsey is the Director of Instrumental Music at Trinity-Pawling School in Pawling, NY.

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Chris Kelsey - Saxophone
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Jazz / Improvisation / Avant Garde

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Pawling, NY

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