Chris Coulter LiveChris Coulter has been performing on saxophones, flute and voice for over thirty years. He is a Connecticut state-certified music educator and currently teaches music in New Canaan Public Schools. Former students have participated in Connecticut All State Festivals and a number who have gone on to careers in music. Chris teaches the jazz ensembles at the Trumbull Summer Band Camp jazz program. He has been a guest soloist and clinician at schools in the tri-state area. Chris has his Bachelor's Degree in Music from the University of Bridgeport, and his Master of Science in Music Education from Western Connecticut State University. He has studied with Phil DeLibero, Gary Klein, the legendary teacher Joe Allard, and Grammy award winning jazz artist Joe Lovano. Chris has performed with such jazz greats as Clark Terry, Gerry Mulligan, Pepper Adams, Bob Brookmeyer, Slide Hampton, and Dave Weckl. He has recorded commercials and award-winning children's videos. Chris is featured on several CD's with local composer/pianist Rob Silvan, guitarist John Cain, and local singer Steve D’Agostino and others.

Chris currently performs with various local groups, but now is concentrating on, and featuring his own "Blue River Jazz Band" which features classic, traditional and swing jazz from the early 20th Century (Louis Armstrong, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Fats Waller, Sidney Bechet, and much more).

Listen to Chris Coulter's CD, Back in Your Own Backyard.