PURPLE SQUIRREL - INSTRUMENTAL JAZZ BASED FUNK
Purple Squirrel performs mostly original compositions written by Chris Malley and Bob Schlesinger that blends their roots in jazz, rock and funk, featuring Chris Malley (guitar), Bob Schlesinger (keys), Mark Diamond (bass) and Christian Teele (drums). Chris Malley is the first-call guitarist for a diverse range of projects in the Denver metro area. Originally from Connecticut, he's been playing since the age of 8, and honed his chops in New York and Los Angeles before relocating to Boulder, Colorado in 2000. Bob Schlesinger is a pianist, composer and producer whose work covers diverse styles of jazz, blues, R&B, rock and classical. He has toured the country as keyboardist for singer Hazel Miller, and his jazz group, Tsunami toured the United States and Europe. Christian Teele is best known for his work as the house drummer for the internationally syndicated radio show, E Town, where he has backed up artists such as James Taylor, Rickie Lee Jones, David Crosby, Ben Harper, Moby, Joan Osborne and many others. For more info on Purple Squirrel CLICK HERE.