Born in 1975 in Bad Aibling, Germany, Chris Gall is a respected sideman who has been gaining recognition on the international music scene.
His playing crosses the borders of jazz and jumps into the vast field of contemporary world and pop music. After years of training as a classical pianist, he was awarded with several scholarships and studied at the renowned Berklee College of Music in Boston, USA. He finished his jazz studies there in 1998.
Chris Gall is a permanent member of some well-known international bands, including the “Giana Viscardi Group”. Chris Gall made his debut at the famous Montreux Jazz Festival with this groups (CD “4321” Tratore, 2006). He is the pianist with the East Indian fusion band “Taalism” feat. Shakir Khan (sitar) and Kai Eckhardt (bass) (“Circle of Taalis”, Quinton Records, released in Oct. 2007). Further, he has also performed with such important artists as the New York Voices (Grammy Award Winner), Chico Cesar, Dusko Goykovic, Don Menza, Bobby Shew, etc.
Chris Gall has signed an exclusive recording contract with ACT in the fall of 2007. “Climbing Up” is Chris Gall’s debut album for ACT and features electro-pop artist and EMI newcomer “Enik”.