Christopher Moyer and his orchestra

About Christopher Moyer and his orchestra

Christopher Moyer is a dedicated woodwind instrumentalist, vocalist, and arranger. His orchestra is a collection of the finest musicians in the Inland Northwest. Christopher and the cats in the band have performed and toured with the greatest legends in jazz & broadway including: Natalie Cole; Diana Krall; Mel Torme; Joe Williams; Shirley Jones; Dizzy Gillespie; Hal Linden; Clark Terry; Jack Jones; Stan Kenton; Maynard Ferguson; Glen Miller's Orchestra; Bob Hope; Maureen McGovern; Ray Charles and many others! "The First Time", aptly named, is Christopher's first CD featuring him as vocalist, instrumental soloist, arranger, and band leader. Selections on the CD include Christopher's original compositions as well as some old favorites arranged in Christopher's contemporary style. The CD was recorded in the historic Fox Theatre in early April 2001 and released at a concert in the Fox in late May of 2001 as part of the theatre's restoration project. Members of the Orchestra include: Vocals: Christopher Moyer Saxes: Christopher Moyer, Richard Hubbard, Pat Shook, Craig Landron, Dan Carlson Trumpets: Brian Ploeger, Andy Plamondon, Keith Lamotte, Craig Volosing Trombones: Dave Stultz, Todd Nordling, Bill Foster, Scott Engle Rhythm: Mark Norton, Keyboards; Nick Schauer, Guitar; Doug Folkins, Bass; Tom Schager, Drums Audio: Jaye Nordling