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Musician

CHRIS ROSSER

 

Chris Rosser is a multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, composer and producer. As a solo performer, he has opened shows for folk and pop luminaries such as John Mayer, Tom Rush, David Wilcox, Shawn Mullins, John Gorka, Nickel Creek, and more. He has released four solo singer-songwriter recordings, Archaeology (1998), The Holy Fool (2000), Hidden Everywhere (2006) and A Thousand Hands (2014).

 

Rosser illustrates his talent as an instrumentalist and composer in the world fusion trio Free Planet Radio. He plays the Indian dotar, sarod, Turkish cumbus oud, melodica, piano and guitar on their two CD releases New Bedouin Dance (2004) and The Unraveling (2008). He also tours internationally as the keyboardist with master Turkish musician Omar Faruk Tekbilek, and plays piano, guitar and oud in Grammy-winning flute virtuoso Rhonda Larson’s ensemble, Ventus.  In 2014, he toured with Ventus for 35 shows in the top concert halls of the People’s Republic of China.  In 2015, he began touring as the guitarist for renowned singer Lizz Wright’s band.

 

In addition to performing, Rosser has produced and engineered over 200 CD projects for other artists in his Hollow Reed Arts recording studio in Asheville, NC.  He has composed music for national commercial spots, and TV shows on Animal Planet, TLC, Oprah Winfrey Network, PBS and more.