Chris White

Applied Jazz Piano, Jazz Combos, Jazz Piano Proficiency


Pianist Chris White hails from Toronto, Canada.  After obtaining a B.A. in English from the University of Toronto, he decided to focus his studies entirely on music.  While pursuing his Masters degree in Jazz Studies from Indiana's prestigious Jacobs School of Music, he performed with the Bloomington Symphony, David Baker, Jamey Aebersold and Oliver Nelson, Jr.  In 2010 he completed his Doctoral of Musical Arts in Jazz Performance at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 

Currently Chris is a busy freelance musician in the Chicago area.  He has recorded two CDs, Young at Heart and Tributaries.  Currently a faculty member of the Shell Lake Improvisation and Combo Camp, 
he also served on the faculty of the Janice Borla Vocal Jazz Camp.