Chris Wallace

Chris Wallace’s Many Names

Somewhere Sacred (coming soon)

cs200Jeff King – tenor sax
Adrean Farrugia – piano
Daniel Fortin – double bass
Chris Wallace – drums/composition
Recorded February 18/19, 2017
Canterbury Music Co.Toronto. 
Engineered by Jeremy Darby mixed and mastered by Johnny Griffith

Tracks:

1.A Memory of 10
2. Chapter Zero
3. Calling All Aspects
4. Somewhere Sacred
5. At It Again
6. Many Roads
7. A Prairie Son
8. The First Card
9. Visitation
10. The Preston Changeling

all compositions by Chris Wallace

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Chris Wallace Quintet

Identity

EcoSleeve2000.epsMartin Kershaw – alto sax
Graeme Stephen – guitar
Paul Harrison – piano
Mario Caribe – double bass
Chris Wallace – drums/composition
Recorded November 17th 2013
Castlesound Studios Pencaitland, Scotland
Engineered, mixed and mastered by Stuart Hamilton

Tracks:

1. La Foret
2. Changing States
3. Stilte
4. North of Fitz
5. Races at de Kwakel
6. Whirlwinds
7. September Song
8. Maple Leaf Samba
9 No Two Are Alike

all compositions by Chris Wallace

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NeWt

NeWt

NeWt - cover shotGraeme Stephen – guitar and effects
Chris Greive – trombone and effects
Chris Wallace – drums and percussion
Recorded Dec 2006 by Dave Hook
Napier Studio Edinburgh.
Fabrikant Records 2007

Tracks:

1.Sonix     (c. wallace)
2. Christmas Carol     (g. stephen)
3. Theonklious/Elf Dans     (c. greive/c. wallace)
4. NeWtered     (g. stephen)
5. Bones     (g. stephen)
6. After the Fire     (c. greive)
7. Thin Cut     (g. stephen)
8. Volatile     (c. wallace)

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NeWt 2 feat. Silke Eberhard 

Newt 2 cd imageSilke Eberhard – alto sax and clarinet
Graeme Stephen – guitar and effects
Chris Greive – trombone and effects
Chris Wallace – drums and percussion
Recorded Nov 7, 2009 by Dave Hook
Napier Studio Edinburgh.
F-IRE Presents 2010

“One of the year’s most interesting and distinctive releases.”

 * * * 1/2 (Ian Mann – The Jazz Mann)

…a totally absorbing blend of experimentation and unashamed tunefulness.”

 * * * * (Rob Adams – Jazz UK)

Tracks:

1. Charmed     (c. greive)
2. Cydonia 19.5     (c. wallace)
3. Steinag     (g. stephen)
4. Grrove      (c. greive)
5. Army of One     (c. wallace)
6. Stob Dearg     (g. stephen)
7. Out of the Box     (c. wallace)
8. Falling Too     g. stephen)
9. A Safe, Just and Tolerant Society     (c. wallace)

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NeWt North

north coverGraeme Stephen – guitar and effects
Chris Greive – trombone and effects
Chris Wallace – drums and percussion
Recorded June 10, 2012 by Dave Keay
Recorded live at Clickimin centre Lerwick, Shetland. for the Shetland Jazz Festival NeWt 2013

“State of the art improvising. It’s NeWt’s most assured album to date.”

 * * * * (Stephen Graham – Marlbank)

Tracks:

1. Air for Unst
2. Saxa Vord
3. Landing
4. Approaching Storm
5. Turbulence
6. The Beacon
7. Bonxies
8. In the Cauldron
9. Lighthouse
10. RAF Skaw
11. Farewell
12. Air for Unst (reprise)

All compositions by (g. stephen/c. greive/c. wallace)

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Breach

On the Walk

on the walkGraeme Stephen – guitar and effects
Paul Harrison – organ and electronics
Chris Wallace – drums and percussion
Recorded Nov 24/25, 2010 by Stuart Hamilton
Castlesound Studios Pencaitland, Scotland.
Breach 2011

“…a rousing and vibrant album.” 

 * * * * (Chris Parker – London Jazz)

“Top rank guitar/organ/drums work … the trio have real telepathy.”  

 * * * * (Musician Magazine)

Tracks:

1. On the Walk     (c. wallace)
2. There it Is     (g. stephen)
3. Blink     (g. stephen)
4. City From the Window     (p. harrison)
5. The Subject     (p. harrison)
6. Horizons     (c. wallace)
7. Light/Tunnel     (c. wallace)
8. Thirst     (c. wallace)
9. Roon Toon     (g. stephen)

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Borders

borders coverGraeme Stephen – guitar and effects
Paul Harrison – organ and electronics
Chris Wallace – drums and percussion
Recorded July 11/12, 2012 by Des Whitlie
SCE Studios Edinburgh.
Breach 2012

 

“A fine record from three players who have something that bit different and distinctive to say…)

 * * * * (Stephen Graham – Marlbank)

“…energised and inventive.”

 * * * * (Kenny Mathieson – The Scotsman)

Tracks:

1. Makedonsko     (trad. arr. g. stephen0
2. I Smell Something     (p. harrison)
3. Judgement     (c. wallace)
4. Song Without a Voice     (p. harrison)
5. In the Eye     (c. wallace)
6. Borders     (p. harrison)
7. Harumph     (c. wallace)
8. Theories Part ll     (p. harrison)

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Loose Grip

Looking Glass

looking glass cover smallerJohn Burgess – tenor sax
Malcolm Macfarlane – guitar
Sean Pentland – double bass
Chris Wallace – drums
Recorded Nov 14/15, 2009 by Stuart Hamilton
Castlesound Studios Pencaitland, Scotland.
Fabrikant Records 2010

“These are masterpieces of melodic and harmonic development…”

 * * * * (Mark Gilbert – Jazz Journal)

 

Tracks:

1. The Fool’s Confidence
2. Out of the Box
3. Nomad
4. See Double You
5. Just Ride
6. Downstream
7. The Alchemist
8. Pleasantries
9. Looking Glass (for Fredau)

All compositions by (c. wallace)

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© 2013 Chris Wallace