There was a time in history when Chicago was the lifeline of the music industry. Such greats as Quincy Jones, Earth Wind &Fire and Curtis Mayfield established a timeless sound that resonated across the U.S.
Chris Chandler born and raised in Chicago came from such great musical roots. His uncle's Kermit Chandler the lead guitarist for the "The Shepherds" and Pete Cozy the legendary Jazz guitarist who played with the great Miles Davis, were an important part in the development of Chris's creative foundation. Chris's journey thru music Landed him in New York City where he established a great relationship with Kirk Yano, studio owner, engineer and guitarist. Through that relationship Chris met the Beatnuts and honed his writing and vocal skills on 4 of their albums. Touring with legendary Hip-Hop groups gave Chris an unbelievable experience in providing your audience with an unforgettable show !
After the Beatnuts success Chris began working with the FlowerBrother's a production team from MBK and Jeff Robinson. Writing and producing songs with classic chord progressions is Chris's passion so he decided to get in the studio with a awesome group of musicians to create a soulfully organic sound that became his new release "A Different Look".