|Born||1960 (age 60–61)|
|Genres||Soul jazz, smooth jazz|
Chris Standring (born 1 December 1960) is a British jazz guitarist known for his heavy use of 1970s-style musical nuances. Before launching his solo career with his 1998 album Velvet, he represented a third of the band SolarSystem, a band that combined elements of jazz and hip-hop.
Hip Sway was co-produced with Rodney Lee in 2000. Groovalicious followed in 2003, then Soul Express in 2006. Love & Paragraphs (2008) spawned the title track hit radio single. Blue Bolero spawned the hit single "Bossa Blue" which went to No. 1 on contemporary radio across the US and stayed there for nine consecutive weeks. "Bossa Blue" was named 2010 Billboard contemporary jazz track of the year. Electric Wonderland was released on 20 March 2012.
|1989||Main Course||Ultimate Vibe||the early tapes, recorded 1989, released 2011 |
|1996||Solar System||Sonic Images||recorded as Solar System |
|2003||Groovalicious||Pyramid Media Group|
|2006||Soul Express||Trippin n Rhythm|
|2008||Love & Paragraphs||Ultimate Vibe|
|2010||Blue Bolero||Ultimate Vibe|
|2011||Send Me Some Snow||Ultimate Vibe||featuring Kathrin Shorr|
|2012||Electric Wonderland||Ultimate Vibe|
|2014||Don't Talk, Dance||Ultimate Vibe|
|2020||Real Life||Ultimate Vibe|
|2017||Live in London||Ultimate Vibe|
|2019||Best of Chris Standring - Remixed||Ultimate Vibe|
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- Widran, Jonathan. "Hip Sway: Review". AllMusic. Retrieved 2010-10-27.
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- "Solar System, the 1996 album release from guitarist Chris Standring & Rodney Lee". Chrisstandring.com. Retrieved 2020-05-09.
- "Collector's Series: Chris Standring - Chris Standring | User Reviews". AllMusic. 2014-01-28. Retrieved 2020-05-09.