Chris Bennett (musician)

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Chris Bennett (born Christine Bennett on August 2, 1948) is a Grammy-nominated singer, pianist, songwriter and jazz performer.

Bennett was born in Marshall, Illinois. She graduated from the University of Illinois[1] (where she was a Kappa Alpha Theta sorority member) with honors in music and dance.

She has collaborated with various artists including Tina Turner,[1] The Manhattan Transfer, Giorgio Moroder, Donna Summer, The Three Degrees and Keb Mo.

Bennett's Grammy nomination was for "The Theme from Midnight Express", her contribution to the Midnight Express movie soundtrack.

Bennett's 2010 CD, Sail Away - The Tahiti Sessions, was produced by Chris Bennett and Eric Doney and recorded on the island of Tahiti. The CD includes a live string ensemble.


  1. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. "Chris Bennett: Biography". Allmusic. Retrieved 2010-07-31. 

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