Chris Williams to Release New Album Based on Jane Austen's PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
On Saturday, June 29, 2013, award winning vocalist, Chris Williams, will be performing a concert for the official release of his new album "Elizabeth: Songs Based on Pride & Prejudice" at Stadium Vineyard, 1531 S. Sinclair St. Anaheim, CA 92869. The doors open at 7:30 p.m. with the concert starting at 8:00 p.m. The new CD is being launched this year in celebration of the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen's timeless masterpiece. All songs on the album are original compositions by Williams. For ticket information please call 714-584-7933.
2013 is the two-hundred year anniversary of Jane Austen's masterpiece. Among its countless insights into the human experience, Pride and Prejudice explores the complexities of love and the anatomy of vulnerability. Williams devoted hundreds of hours reviewing this well-written text, out of which grew bold and tender songs from the heart. The lyrics and melodies are brilliantly crafted to illuminate this classic story for a modern audience.
"Elizabeth: Songs Based on Pride & Prejudice" can be downloaded off of iTunes at the link below: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/elizabeth-songs-based-on-pride/id663357656.
Williams has impressed audiences with his intense passion, vocal proficiency and musical maturity. Characterized by his signature warmth, humor, and sophisticated artistry, Williams' performances are distinguished by their multi-generational audiences, out of which has grown a fiercely loyal following.
"Chris is one of the most exciting young singers I have EVER heard. Listen to him once and you will understand my enthusiasm for this supremely talented young man." Doug McIntyre, Red Eye Radio, KABC 790.
Williams is the 2007 winner of the Orange County Music Award for Best Latin, and a nine-time OCMA nominee, including nominations in 2011 for "People's Choice", and a 2012 nomination for "Best Jazz".
His first album, Premodernism, was released in June of 2004 and features saxophonist Justo Almario and pianist Mark Massey.
Williams has been performing professionally since he was fifteen years old and has performed with world-famous musicians such as Justo Almario (Sergio Mendes/Mongo Santamaria), Alex Acuna (Tolu/Weather Report), Clayton Cameron (Tony Bennett), Ramon Banda (Pancho Sanchez), Llew Mathews (Nancy Wilson), Luther Hughes (Gene Harris), Dr. Scott Tibbs (Wayne Newton/Omar Hakim), Scott Martin (Poncho Sanchez), Francisco Torres (Jazz On the Latin Side All Stars), Dave Markee (Eric Clapton), Terry Landry (Natalie Cole), Matt Politano (Jazz Phenom), Ernie Nnez (Brian Sltzer Orchestra), Caleb Quay (Elton John), Steve Crum (Diana Ross), Daniel Glass and David Miller (Royal Crown Revue), Perry Smith and John Storie (New West Guitar Trio), Justin Ray (Michael Buble), Mike Bennett (Hillary Duff), and Kye Palmer (The Tonight Show Band).