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Chris Morrissey Quartet at Soapbox Gallery

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Posted by Soapbox Gallery on August 27, 2020

Where

Soapbox Gallery
636 Dean Street
New York, NY
Map
(516) 559-5099

When

Fri, September 18, 2020
8:00 pm

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Musicians

About

Chris Morrissey is a songwriter, a bassist, a singer, a music director, a Leo, an uncle, a lover of most cats and some dogs, a New Yorker, a Minnesotan, a yoga practicer, a wino, a restaurant frequenter, and joke teller/appreciator.As a bassist, he's logged hundreds of thousands of miles touring five continents with the Jim Campilongo Trio, Mark Guiliana Jazz Quartet, Beat Music, Dave King Trucking Company, Sara Bareilles, Chris Thile’s “Live From Here” house band, Margaret Glaspy, Boy George, Ben Kweller, Andrew Bird, Mason Jennings, Gretchen Parlato, Trixie Whitley, Gabriel Kahane, and Amy Helm.As a music director, he assembled bands, arranged and rehearsed repertoire for tour and TV for Sara Bareilles, Sharon Van Etten, Trixie Whitley, andElle King.In his time in that role, he's shared the stage with Sir Elton John, recorded with Cyndi Lauper, coproduced Jackie Wilson's "Higher and Higher" for the Oprah Winfrey Network, and penned the arrangement of Charlie Chaplin's "Smile" for the in memoriam segment of The 66th Annual Emmy Awards.As a composer and band leader, Mr. Morrissey has released four records to high praise: "Laughing and Laughing” (2018), "The Morning World" (2009, Sunnyside), "Cannon Falls Forever" (2011, self release) and "North Hero" (2013, Sunnyside).He has been featured in Bass Player Magazine, is a member of the adjunct faculty at The New School For Jazz and Contemporary Music and has received a residency commission from The Jazz Gallery resulting in the creation of "Standard Candle".He performs regularly with his band in New York City and lives in the east village in a pretty nice place for a musician....

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