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 Selected Session Saxophonist Demo Clips

Blue Bird (Jazz Vocal, 3.6M, 02:59)

  • Jazz tune written by Daniel Alcheh, featuring vocalist Gary Kiffel and Will Lee on bass
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Deadly Love (Heavy Metal, 6.9M, 04:48)

  • Heavy metal band ORANGE WILLARD uses Chris' sax in the studio
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Delusion (Jazz Fusion, 3.8M, 03:57)

  • Ken Gregory and the Solid State Horns features Chris on soprano sax on this jazz fusion piece
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Euphoria (Alternative Rock, 11.9M, 08:17)

  • From the latest Mike Torr album, this alternative rock tune with jazz highlights has gotten some considerable UK airplay
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In The Cracks (Film & TV Music, 2M, 02:04)

  • AlpsMedia Crime Scene library music never sounded so good with the wailing horns of Chris Alpiar
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Ostinato Trip (Rock Jazz Fusion, 6M, 04:09)

  • New release from jazz fusion composer Doug Lauber co-wrote this song with and features Chris on tenor sax
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Sci-fi Boogie Strut (Film & TV Music, 2.2M, 02:16)

  • Classic Alpiar media track featuring Chris playing soprano saxophone
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Scruffy Feet (Jazz Fusion, 7.2M, 07:29)

  • Another tune with Ken Gregory and the Solid State Horns, this has Chris playing tenor sax in the horn section
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Solstice (Jazz Rock Fusion, 4.5M, 03:07)

  • Doug Lauber wrote this song and Chris played some sax tracks remotely
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Steel Brazil Experiment (Jazz Brazilian Fusion, 20.2M, 08:25)

  • This is part one of a new band experiment Chris is leading with lap steel guitarist Ben Holst, bassist Vlamir Abbud and drummer Darren Stanley
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Trane's Pain (montage) (Free Jazz, 3.8M, 03:55)

  • One of Chris' free jazz tunes, played by his NYC jazz quartet featuring Pete Rende on piano, Matt Pavolka on bass and Bob Meyer on drums
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Uno Di Quatro (Jazz Brazilian Fusion, 13.9M, 05:46)

  • This is part two of a new band experiment Chris is leading with lap steel guitarist Ben Holst, bassist Vlamir Abbud and drummer Darren Stanley
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 Testimonials
"Whether he is orchestrating a complex film score or producing a jazz record, Chris has a great ability to communicate with the client and drive the creative process in an effective and fun way."
-- Jeremy Gilbertson - Tunewelders


"A master musician, technician, artist and tactician. Let him surprise you."
-- Baird Thompson


 Chris' Notes
Attention Dayton Rock fans! Go see Orange Willard and see the high energy new sound they are making. They have a new album coming out (with a track with your's truly playing sax) and are leading the way in the Dayton Band Playoffs. So if you like to rock, make sure you get out and see this band thats just bustin at the seams with heat.


Hey! If you are in Seattle on a Tuesday night, head on over to the Owl 'n Thistle for a groovy jazz jam session hosted by Bebop and Destruction.


"Buddy Rich is just incredible. He's a great, fantastic player. If it can be done on a drum, he can do it.......... I've heard people say he doesn't swing. I think he swings. I used to practice with the things he does. I've heard it said he's not subtle. I've heard him be so subtle, so gentle. This man can play"."
-- Ed Thigpen on Buddy Rich