In November of 2015, Chris' first feature film score "Just the Vampire Hunter" was released and is receiving RAVE REVIEWS! Chris’ compositions can be heard scoring the Emmy Award Winning PBS television special: “Flamenco” (broadcast in Arizona by KAET-TV Channel 8: Mike Sauceda, producer) and on popular TV shows such as "Touch", “Kyle xy” and “Greek”. Two of Chris’ original songs appeared in the film “Amreeka” which was a jury selection for the Sundance Film Festival and won the Fipresci Prize at the Cannes Film Festival in 2009. Chris’ flamenco version of the Christmas Classic, “Joy to the World”, was included in Coldwater Creek Catalogue’s 2004 Christmas CD. Additionally, Chris can be heard as the featured soloist in the movie soundtrack of the feature film, “9/tenths”.
Chris’ music has received critical acclaim from the beginning of his career. From Chris’ debut CD, Motivación, the title track “Motivación” finished in the Top 10 in the John Lennon Songwriting Contest World Music Category. Since his first CD’s debut Chris has written and recorded three other original flamenco albums: Pa’lante, Flamenco and LEVANTO. LEVANTO features the music, lyrics and even the footwork from the flamenco spectacular by flamenco dance company, CALO FLAMENCO. TWO of Chris’ original songs from LEVANTO, “Ritmo-Canix” and "Sin Ti" won the Grand Prize in the John Lennon Songwriting Contest!
“LEVANTO is fabulous flamenco that can stand alongside any created in Spain or by those inspired beyond its borders." -- World Music Central.
A Personal Journey...
JUST The Vampire Hunter has recently been released!
In 2012, Chris' Brazilian "Samba" inspired song,
"Obrigado" was featured in TOUCH Episode #108.
Chris' song "Eastern Eyes" was used in the
acclaimed Independent Feature Film "Amreeka" which
was accepted in the 2009 Sundance Film Festival!
Chris's music has been placed on 2 different
programs on the ABC Family Network.
ABC Family's "GREEK"
ABC Family's "Kyle xy"
~In 2007, 2011 and 2015 Chris was invited to perform at the prestigious La Guitarra California Festival in San Luis Obispo, CA along with other festival artists such as Pepe Romero, Roland Dyens, Ana Vidovic, Johonnes Moller and More...