Chris Laurence

Double bassist. Born 6 January 1949
Chris Laurence
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1949-01-06
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Chris Laurence

Chris Laurence Biography (Wikipedia)

Chris Laurence was born in London and studied at the Guildhall School of Music. He has maintained a dual career in both jazz and classical music. In the classical world he was principal double bass with the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Orchestra until 1995, playing on many of their famous recordings ranging from the film “Amadeus” to Benjamin Britten's “Curlew River”. Jazz artists he has recorded with include trombonist J.J.Johnson, Tony Coe, Joe Williams, Sarah Vaughan, Clark Terry, Johnny Mathis and Lena Horne. His current recordings are John Surman's “The Spaces in Between”, Kenny Wheelers “The Long Waiting” and “Songs For Quintet” on the ECM Label and Norma Winstone's “Manhattan in the Rain”. He also spends a lot of time recording music for TV, Film and Albums, most notably “Leaving Las Vegas”, Ken Loach's “Looking For Eric”, “The Constant Gardener”, Howard Shores’ score for “Hugo” and most recently was featured on the sound track of Mike Leigh's “Mr Turner”. In 2007 he recorded a CD with his own jazz quartet titled “New View”, released on the “Basho” label along with Frank Ricotti (vibes), John Parricelli (Guitar), Martin France (Drums) and featuring Norma Winstone (Vocals). As well as jazz and classical music, Chris has also featured on albums with many stars including Elton John, Sting, Peter Gabriel, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Joni Mitchell, David Gilmour, Michel Legrand and guitarist John Williams.

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Claude Debussy
Danse sacrée et danse profane
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Danse sacrée et danse profane
John Horler
Adagietto
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Adagietto
John Surman
At Dusk; Dark Corners
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At Dusk; Dark Corners

At Dusk; Dark Corners

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Philip Glass
The Hours: The Poet Acts
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The Hours: The Poet Acts
J.J. Johnson
Lament
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Lament
John Taylor
White Magic
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White Magic
John Surman Quartet
Moonshine Dancer
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Moonshine Dancer

Moonshine Dancer

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John Marshall
John Surman Plus Band
Frank Ricotti
The Connection
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The Connection
Norma Winstone
Edge Of Time
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Edge Of Time
Martin France
Canter No 1
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Canter No 1
John Surman
Moonshine Dancer
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Moonshine Dancer
Norma Winstone
Song Of Love (feat. Art Themen, Frank Ricotti, Alan Skidmore, Chris Laurence, Neil Ardley, Mike Taylor & Henry Lowther)
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Song Of Love (feat. Art Themen, Frank Ricotti, Alan Skidmore, Chris Laurence, Neil Ardley, Mike Taylor & Henry Lowther)
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Past BBC Events

Proms 2002: Prom 42
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Royal Albert Hall
2002-08-20T20:10:18
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Aug
2002

Proms 2002: Prom 42

Royal Albert Hall

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