Chris Bennett is an American jazz singer and songwriter who was born in Marshall, Illinois. Concerning education, it must be noted that Chris Bennett attended and graduated from the University of Illinois.
Over the years that she has been an American jazz singer and songwriter, she has collaborated with the likes of Tina Turner, The Manhattan Transfer, Giorgio Moroder, Donna Summer, The Three Degrees, Sparks and Keb Mo.
She was nominated for a Grammy Award and it was in respect of “The Theme from Midnight Express” which was her contribution to the Midnight Express movie soundtrack. She released Sail Away – The Tahiti Sessions in 2010.
The album was produced by herself as well as Eric Doney. The album was recorded on the island of Tahiti and a live string ensemble was used.The kind of songs Chris Bennett does cross over between pop and jazz. Her parents both played the piano.
Her mother was an elementary school music teacher. Chris Bennett started learning how to play the piano and dance when she was just five years old. It must be noted while Chris Bennett was a student at the University of Illinois, she read music and dance. She also had her graduate studies at UCLA. Chris Bennett made appearances in nightclubs for the time she was in Germany.
Chris Bennett (Schlagersänger) Cause of Death
Currently, there is no confirmation of the death of Chris Bennett.
Chris Bennett Discography
The discography of Chris Bennett includes Love’s in You, Love’s in Me with Giorgio Moroder (Casablanca, 1978), A Whiter Shade of Pale by Munich Machine with Chris Bennett (Casablanca, 1978), Chris Bennett (Beachwood, 1993), Less Is More (Chartmaker, 1998), Live in Berlin (Renegade, 2000) and Until the End of Time (Rhombus, 2001).
Others are When I Think of Christmas (Rhombus, 2003), Once Upon a Time: Live at the A-Trane (Renegade, 2005), Chris Bennett on Broadway (Rhombus, 2005), Girl Talk (Chris Bennett, 2008), Sail Away (Renegade, 2012) and Something Wonderful with Bill Marx (2018)