This classically trained crooner deftly combines streams of jazz, hip-hop, funk, and soul in his music; he’s as comfortable with falsetto and scatting as he is with laying down smooth and creative phrasings. Growing up in Oakland, Chris Turner knew at the age of four that he wanted to be a singer just like his father.
Chris graduated from the New School University for Jazz and Contemporary Music. There he met his future band mates who form the band ERIMAJ, Chris serves as the lead vocalist, the New York Times describes the band as “properly new, part of something larger and still unnamed”. He tours with Bilal Oliver and has also toured with Gwen Stefani, Kelly Clarkson, Chris Brown, Bow Wow, Soulja Boy, and Sean Kingston.
Lately, Chris has performed and been interviewed on BET’s '106 & Park' as a Music Matters artist to watch. His first single, “Liquid Love,” has been causing a stir on the Internet and radio programs such as BBC Radio with Gilles Peterson. Most recently, he has had the privilege of contributing background vocals for Grammy Award winner Esperanza Spalding's Radio Music Society album and current tour!
Chris is currently working on his first full-length release, LOVEchild and touring internationally. Welcome to the Romantic Movement...
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