Chris Joris

Chris Joris

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Known for his extensive knowledge of world percussion styles, especially utilizing African, Indian, and Brazilian instruments, Chris Joris got his start in 1976. He had been a pianist up to that point, but bass player Johnny Dyani hooked him up with a gig and the transition to percussion went smoothly. The next few years signaled a whirlwind of activity, including work with saxophonist Andre Jaume, a percussion trio with Ajib Bieng and Cheikh Tidiane Fall, and countless sessio... Read more

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