NW JAZZ MASTERS SERIES with the CHRISTOPHER GROSS ENSEMBLE
The Rockfish Grill's Northwest Jazz Maters Series continues with the Christopher Gross Ensemble.
Christopher Gross has a diverse musical background ranging from jazz fusion to classical, rock, folk and chorale styles.
Gross began playing guitar at age fourteen and soon after began studying guitar under jazz fusion great Don Mock. He was also selected as a student performer for both Christopher Parkening's and David Russell's master classes.
An excellent vocalist, Gross sang with local Italian folk group Le Voci Allegre, out of which he formed a close harmony men's Italian quartet Il Quartetto Nuovo. He later joined the St. James Cathedral Choir, one of the nation's best church choirs, and then became the tenor section leader for the Pacific Northwest Chamber Chorus.
He has continued to develop his interest in composition and arranging with his jazz fusion group, The Christopher Gross Ensemble, which has performed for enthusiastic audiences at clubs, festivals and concert halls througout the Northwest.