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Welcome to site of Performer, Composer and Arranger, Chris Whiter

04th Oct 2016

The Borderline Suite Album Showcase

   We are going on (our own version of a) tour! The Chris Whiter Quintet will be showcasing their debut album across the UK in the coming months, and with...

13th Jun 2016
The Borderline Suite – Out Now!

The Borderline Suite – Out Now!

The debut album of The Chris Whiter Quintet – The Borderline Suite – is now available to order! The album consist of seven original compositions, and will feature The Borderline...

05th Apr 2016
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A thank you for all the Crowdfunder Support!

Success! A huge thanks to all those who supported the campaign. If I knew how to put your names up in sparkling lights I would, but until I learn how...

28th Jan 2016
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The Chris Whiter Quintet’s Debut Album – Now available to Pre-Order!

  It’s finally here! We are hugely excited to be launching our Crowdfunder for the Debut Album of the Chris Whiter Quintet – The Borderline Suite! Pre-Order your copy of...

03rd Oct 2015

The Chris Whiter Quintet record their debut album at Eastcote Studios

  On 28/09/2015 The Chris Whiter Quintet spent the day at the Eastcote Studios making their debut recording! Working with the extremely talented engineer, Goerge Murphy (Ellie Goulding, Pixie Lott,...

20th May 2015

Dreams to feature on NYJO’s 50th Anniversary double album

This week NYJO is at the iconic Air Studios recording its celebratory 50th anniversary double-album. This will feature a great combination of charts old and new, and includes my arrangement...

05th Jul 2014
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Metropole Arrangers Workshop 2014

I have just returned from an absolute fantastic week with the Metropole Orchestra! I was selected as one of seven arrangers from around the world to work with the Orchestra,...

29th Jan 2014

NYJO Commission premieres at Ronnie Scott’s

After being commissioned by the National Youth Jazz Orchestra, funded by the Leche Trust, I had the pleasure of directing the premiere of my new work Loops at Ronnie Scott’s last week....

17th Jan 2014
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Chris is selected for the Arrangers Workshop with Vince Mendoza, Gregory Porter and the Metropole Orchestra!

I’m delighted to announce that  I have been invited to attend the Arrangers Workshop in May with the Metropole Orchestra! As one of only eight candidates, I will have the unique...

06th Sep 2013

The Chris Whiter Quintet launch night

After much work behind the scenes, I’m delighted to get my Quintet project up running! Featuring Sam Miles on tenor/soprano saxophones, Chris Eldred on keys, Sandy Suchodolski on bass,  Joe...

03rd Jan 2013

NYJO at Ronnie Scott’s 01/02 Jan 2013

I made my  final appearances as a member of the National Youth Jazz Orchestra after nearly two years with the band, with a two night stint at Ronnie Scott’s. Both...

24th Nov 2012

Chris makes the Jazzwise “Who to look out for in 2013” list!

The UK’s biggest selling jazz magazine, Jazzwise, has recently released it’s December edition. I’m  privileged to be listed in their annual “Who to look out for..” column for the coming year, with...

08th Sep 2012

Take Five!

In a monthly column, The Guardian’s John Fordham lists his pick of ‘musical milestones’ from the month just gone. Second on his list is a short article on Jazz at...

12th Aug 2012

The Change – the new CD from NYJO

  The Change – the new CD from NYJO (12th August 2012) My composition The Change, features as the title track of the brand new NYJO album, with guest artists Tim...

10th Aug 2012
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NYJO at the late night BBC Proms!

NYJO at the late night BBC Proms! (10th August 2012)   Broadcast live on Radio3, I had the pleasure of performing with the National Youth Jazz Orchestra at the BBC...