a producer of many ambient and new age recordings. 5. a thereminist, creating cosmic electronic music. 6. a player of jigs and reels in a Celtic band. 7. a singer space songs at a filk convention. He works in and across many genres - singer-songwriter, jazz, world music fusion, ambient & new age, Celtic, electronic, and filk. Chris Conway is a true multi-instrumental wizard playing...
piano, keyboards, 9string acoustic & electric guitars, low, tin & twin whistles, live electronics, kalimba, theremin, zither, and vocals. He has worked with a very diverse set of top musicians - he's played with members of Jethro Tull and Fairport Convention and toured with Peter Tork (from the Monkees). He's also played with composer Gavin Bryars, and new age stars Llewellyn & Juliana, tabla man Talvin Singh, violin virtuoso Dr L Subramanium, and UK folk singer Martin Carthy. Brazilian jazz diva Ithamara Koorax and UK Folk Vikki Clayton have both recorded his songs. He has recorded 5 CDs with sitar maestro Baluji Shrivastav in the Jazz Orient and Re-Orient bands. Chris Conway has a prolific recorded output, releasing over 50 CDs under his own name or with his bands.
His music has been heard on UK National TV, Radio, and film. His CD of relaxation music Ayurveda has sold over 10,000 copies worldwide. Chris Conway has worked with .... Peter Tork (Monkees) , Martin Barre (Jethro Tull) , Maartin Allcock (ex-Fairport Convention, Jethro Tull), Clive Bunker (ex-Jethro Tull), Vikki Clayton, Ithamara Koorax, Talvin Singh, Dr L. Subramanium, Derek Bailey, Gavin Bryars, Sakari Kukko (Piirpauke), Pete Morton, Thiago de Mello, Llewellyn & Juliana, Ramesh Mishra, Martin Speake, Sally Barker, Partho Sarathi Mukherjee, James Lee Stanley, Cathy Lesurf (ex-Albion Band), Kevin Kendle, Tommy Emmanuel, Baluji Shrivastav, Andy Sheppard, Guy Barker, Martin Carthy, and more.... He has opened for legends such asBob Geldof, Richie Havens, Roy Wood, Joan Baez, Country Joe McDonald, Jefferson Starship, Arthur Brown, Dean Friedman, and Irish star Frances Black amongst others. offical website, www.chrisconway.org. Read more on Last.fm.
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