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Chris Tanner

Bio

Chris Tanner grew up in Melbourne Australia and started playing clarinet when he was 15 years old. He got a lot of influences from the Melbourne music scene and began to play professionally shortly after. Chris played with Allan Browne’s New Orleans Rascals and the Yarra Yarra Jazz Band.  In 1995 he joined the Melbourne band The Hoodangers and toured extensively. There first tour took them to Russia and Western Europe. Where they traveled to Denmark to the Femø Jazz festival and met a fan who repeatedly bought them back to Denmark.  Chris also traveled to Denmark to play with other Australian bands like Julie O’Hara. He now lives in Copenhagen and plays music on the jazz scene there.

This is live at Charlie Scotts with Tom Mc Ewan, Mads Søndergaard and Jens Kristian Andersen.

 

Tanner And Mates, Featuring Dan Barnett @ Silkeborg, Denmark, 2011.

Some quiet gigs with The Hoodangers!

Australia

Wangaratta Festival of Jazz – 1996, 2000, 2002, 2005

Melbourne International Jazz Festival – 1998, 1999, 2001, 2003

Woodford Festival – 1998, 2006

Meredith Music Festival – 2005

Port Fairy Folk Festival – 1998, 2001, 2006

Apollo Bay Music Festival – 1996, 2002

Vans Warped Tour – 1998

Manly Jazz Festival – 1996, 2000

Thredbo Jazz Festival – 1996, 1998

Bellingen Jazz Festival – 1998

Jazz in the Vines (Hunter Valley) – 1998

Jazz in the Vines (Yarra Valley) – 1999

Tumbarumba Festival – 2000

Denmark

Roskilde Festival – 1997

Midtfyns Festival – 1997

Femo Jazz – 1997, 2001, 2005

Copenhagen Jazz Festival – 2001, 2005, 2008

Silkeborg Jazz Festival – 2001, 2005, 2008

Skagen Festival – 2001

Tuno Festival – 2001, 2005

Tonder Festival – 2001, 2005

Aarhus International Jazz Festival – 2001, 2005

Clubs including: Gimle (Roskilde), Rust and Cafe Svejk (Copenhagen), Operean and

Woodstock (Christiania).

Iceland

Akureyri International Music Festival , Akureyri – 2008

Husavik – 2008

Holar church, Holar – 2008

Isafjordur – 2008

Reykjavik – 2008

Russia

1997 – Five week tour, including festivals, concert halls and club appearances in:

St. Petersburg

Yaroslavl

Obninsk

Rostov On Don

Sochi

Volgagrad

Saratov

Samara

Novisibirsk

Tomsk

Ukraine

1997

Donetsk

Kiev

Kyrgyzstan

Bishkek – 1997

Kazakhstan

Almaty – 1997

UK

Spiegeltent, Edinburgh Fringe Festival – 1997

Durham Brass Festival, Durham – 2008

Canada

Toronto Downtown Jazz Festival – 1999

Montreal International Jazz Festival – 1999

Ottawa International Jazz Festival – 1999

Atlantic Jazz Festival (Halifax, Nova Scotia.) – 1999