Chris Caldwell

Chris Caldwell...not so far from the restrained mode of John Surman's recent ECM solos.
The Wire

Chris graduated from the Guildhall School Of Music & Drama in 1986 having studied with Stephen Trier. As a performer he's been involved with some of Britain's leading contemporary ensembles including The Mike Westbrook Orchestra, BCMG, Steve Martland Band, London Saxophonic, Michael Nyman Band and The Delta Saxophone Quartet.

Chris has also performed with many of the UK's major orchestras including the BBC Symphony Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, CBSO, Royal Opera House, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and the Philharmonia. He has worked in the West End playing in many productions including Les Misérables, Cats, Chicago, Follies, City Of Angels, Guys and Dolls, La Cage aux Folles, 42nd Street, Motown and Matilda.

His commercial work has seen International tours with the London Concert Orchestra (Anton & Erin from Strictly Come Dancing), Shirley Bassey Orchestra in Russia, Lebanon, Turkey, Cairo and the UK plus tours of Asia, Japan and Europe with the Michael Nyman Band. His session work has included programmes for the BBC TV and numerous library music recordings.

Chris has been involved in many CD releases on the FMR label, both with projects for music on the edge and the Delta Saxophone Quartet. These CDs have received worldwide radio play and have been critically acclaimed in a variety of international newspapers and magazines.