Chris Kross is the rising star in the firmament of the Jazz scene in Aruba. He started playing his guitar at this Festival when he was only 16 years old and has performed every consecutive year afterwards. In this Festival, this Berklee student has some serious plans to impress everyone! In his first solo-act at CSJF, Chris Kross has surrounded himself with some cool and ferocious cats to give the CSJF crowd quite a show:
Randal Corsen (Curaçao). This well-known pianist has numerous international awards and successes behind his name. His arrangements and compositions are jaw dropping as well as his virtuosity on the piano and keyboard. A true legend in the Dutch Caribbean music scene.
Reno Steba (Aruba). Reno has started his career as a bass-player in Aruba and has grown furthermore in Europe to be a well-known and experienced arranger and composer. Reno is temporary back on the island and will certainly baffle crowd with his energetic performance and arrangements.
Jeremy Bonaribba (Aruba). Jeremy’s versatility and talent made him one of the most demanded drummers in Aruba. He also has a vast international experience.
Chris Kross and his group will also feature the singers Michelangelo Koolman and Susjaira Kerpens. Michelangelo is the veteran singer who has many great productions and (international) performances, Susjaira at the other hand the uprising young singer; a perfect blend to make this group even more special.
Prepare yourself for a beautiful, energetic and most of all varied evening with Chris Kross and group. Certainly an evening to remember!