Chapin at the Dix Hills Center for the Performings Arts, Long Island, 4th August 2007
21 March 1971 |
Rockville Centre, NY, United States
|Genres||Progressive jazz, Folk rock, progressive rock|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, songwriter, record producer|
|Labels||Hybrid Recordings Purple Chair Music|
Jen Chapin is an American singer-songwriter. She is the daughter of singer-songwriter Harry Chapin and his wife, Sandra Chapin. She serves on the Board of Directors of WhyHunger, a grassroots support organization founded by Harry Chapin and current Executive Director Bill Ayres. She has been compared at times with Laura Nyro, Tori Amos, and Alanis Morissette. Chapin's own website describes her music as "jazz tinged urban folk soul...incorporating the funk, soul and improvisation of the city".
When Chapin tours, she often plays with her husband, bassist Stephen Crump, as well as guitarist Jamie Fox, a group usually billed as the "Jen Chapin Trio" (and described as "a nationally known urban folk group").
2013 Reckoning (Purple Chair Music)
2009 ReVisions: Songs of Stevie Wonder (Chesky Records)
2008 Light of Mine (Purple Chair Music)
2006 Ready (Hybrid Recordings)
2004 Linger (Hybrid Recordings)
2002 Open Wide (Purple Chair Music)
2000 Live at the Bitter End (Purple Chair Music)
- Metzger, John (March 2004). "Jen Chapin, Linger". Review of Linger by Jen Chapin. The Music Box. pp. Volume 11, #3. Retrieved 27 May 2010.
- "Jen Chapin". Jen Chapin Official Website. 2010. Retrieved 27 May 2010.
- Newsleader.com.Folk trio to perform at hunger conference.[dead link] Oct. 16, 2007. Retrieved November 28, 2007
- Hall, Theresa. Promoter would bring concerts to Kallet.[dead link] Oneida Dispatch, Oct. 5, 2007. Retrieved November 28, 2007.
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