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Marina Christopher Trio

Marina Christopher Trio

Genres: Jazz

Description

MARINA CHRISTOPHER is a versatile, up and coming artist in the Seattle music scene. Her skill, cheery nature and work ethic continue to keep Marina busy as a freelance bassist in many musical styles.

Marina was born in Seattle, Washington. She began playing the electric bass at age 11 and began playing the upright bass a year later. She grew up listening to her father play jazz and boogie woogie at the piano. This opened Marina up to wide range of music at a young age.

Marina earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Classical Double Bass Performance from Central Washington University, where she studied with Jon Hamar. After college, she worked in the orchestra of Royal Caribbean cruise ship, entertaining passengers from all over the world with her fabulous bass playing!

Since returning to land, Marina has shared the stage with other Seattle area performers such as Jacqueline Tabor, Eugenie Jones, and Billy Brandt. She is currently a regular member of the musical groups Scarlet Parke, The Bad News Botanists, Winding Hearts and The Murphy-Tyler Band. Marina was a founding member of the Mo Jam Mondays at the Nectar Lounge, and has since been the features artist several times. Marina's original tune "Self Love" was featured on Mo' Jam Mondays on Band in Seattle. She is currently recording a new album of her original music with Marina and the Dreamboats.

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216 Union Street
Seattle, WA 98101
Tickets 206.838.4333