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Chris Laurence

b, cb, *1949 GB, London
Musician of Classical

Chris Laurence (born 6 January 1949) is an English jazz double bassist born in London, perhaps most noteworthy for his 1980s work in various trios with Tony Oxley .In 1984, Laurence became a member of the "London Bach Orchestra". Chris has also done collaborative work with other jazz artists, such as John Surman, Kenny Wheeler, John Taylor, Frank Ricotti and Alan Skidmore. Inspirations include Keith Jarrett, Miroslav Vitouš, Chick Corea and Tony Coe. He recently formed the Chris Laurence Quartet and released his début album New View.

        
Instruments
  • Bass
  • Double bass
  • Bass guitar
Genres
  • Classical
  • Jazz
  • Soundtrack

Band Members
Discography
Title Artist Year Type
Once Is Never EnoughGordon Beck, Stan Sulzmann, Chris Laurence, Paul Clarvis1996Album
Les Sources BleuesTony Coe - Tony Hymas - Chris Laurence1991Album
El SkidElton Dean, Alan Skidmore, Chris Laurence, John Marshall1977Album
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