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Chris Cortez is a guitarist, vocalist, band leader, concert promoter, and record label owner living in Orlando, Fl.
As a recording artist, he's been featured in the international press including: Downbeat, Jazziz, Jazz Times, All About Jazz, Jazzreview.com, Jazz Improv , and Le Jazz Hot Paris magazines. His discography includes 28 CDs as a leader, sideman, and/or producer. His CDs have received rave reviews and months of heavy airplay on Sirius XM's Real Jazz channel, and consistently chart in jazz radio's top 10 nationwide. He also has hit releases with frequent collaborators Carol Morgan (Retroactive), and Tianna Hall (Noel).
As accomplished as he is as a guitarist, Chris is also an excellent vocalist. He regularly performs with his Orlando area group featuring Marc Clermont Jr, Gerald Stockton, and Danny Jordan.
Chris' record label Blue Bamboo Music, supports a dozen artists, and is currently building a performing arts center in Winter Park, Fl. He is a voting member of the NARAS (Grammys).
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