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Chris Minh Doky


Born right into a category of accomplished music artists, jazz bass participant Chris Minh Doky seeked to become doctor. His Danish mom is really a previous pop vocalist and his Vietnamese dad is really a traditional guitarist and physician. From boredom Chris began playing traditional piano when he was six yrs . old. In the couple of years that adopted he received three awards in the Royal Danish Conservatory for Classical Music. When he was fifteen, he found the electrical bass unintentionally. Two years later on Doky began playing the upright bass due to hearing the Kilometers Davis recording, My Crazy Valentine. A 12 months later on the Royal Danish Conservatory for Modern Music gave the youthful musician an incentive for his achievements using the upright bass. In 1989 Minh thought we would move to NEW YORK to help expand his music profession. He started carrying out with young music artists like Joey Calderazzo, Curtis Stigers and Larry Goldings. When he was twenty-one Minh became the bass participant for Mike Stern. He also performed for others such as for example David Sanborn, Expenses Evans and Kirk Whalum. That same 12 months, Storyville Records offered Minh his first documenting contract, leading to 3 years of produces. He continued to indication with Blue Notice in 1995, leading to even more recordings with people like Al Jarreau and Dianne Reeves. Even more recordings adopted within the next year or two, working with many American music artists and three albums like a composer, bandleader, and maker. Guest participants possess included Randy Brecker and Expenses Evans (saxophonist) plus his pianist sibling Niels. One of the honor he recieved within the 90’s, Doky was asked to the White colored House to try out while Expenses Clinton occupied the Oval Workplace.

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Full Name Chris Minh Doky
Profession Composer, Music Producer, Bassist
Nationality Danish, Vietnamese
Spouse Tanja Doky
Siblings Niels Lan Doky
Music Songs In a New York Minute, Break Song, Mardi Chez Lionel, I skovens dybe stille ro, 1999 / Cantaloupe Island, Don't Get Funny With My Money, Sleepless Dream, All Is Peace / Ru Con Mièn Bác, Arthos II, The Cost Of Living, Julio And Romet, Vienna Would, I Just Wanna Stop, Asiacanese, Det Dufter Lysegrønt, If I Run, It Once Was, Dear Mom, Lyset, blog: rise + shine, Sommerpiger på cykel, The Jam, Life in The Mirror, Morgenstund, Efterår, Blæst, The Scanner RMX, Sister Moon, O Nata Lux, Livin' La Vida Loca, Let's Have Some Fun, Waiting On You
Albums New Nordic Jazz, The Nomad Diaries, Scenes From A Dream, The Board Tapes, Letters, Minh, Appreciation, The Toronto Concert, Detective Downs, Listen Up!, The Sequel, A Jazz Life
Nominations Independent Music Award for Best Album - Live Performance
Movies Detective Downs

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The 2008 European Film Awards 2008 TV Special musical director
Prinsessen & pigekoret 2004 TV Special documentary musician: bass
Livet er fedt - debat 2003 TV Special composer: song "Home Sweet Home" - as Chris Minj Doky
Kongehuset 2002 TV Series documentary composer: theme music



Detektiv Downs 2013
Mary Elizabeth Donaldson 2004 TV Special documentary



Fidibus 2006 "ButterFlies", "One Too Many", "Sleeping Like An angel"
Freak Show 2003 2003 TV Special performer: "I've Got You Under My Skin"



Go' morgen Danmark 2016 TV Series Himself
Aftenshowet 2013-2015 TV Series Himself
Kind of Miles 2009 TV Special Himself
The 2008 European Film Awards 2008 TV Special Himself - Artist Director, DR Big Band
X Factor 2008 TV Series Himself - DR Big Band
Prinsessen & pigekoret 2004 TV Special documentary Himself - Bassist
Frederik & Mary - Galla på Det Kongelige Teater 2004 TV Special documentary Himself - Performer
Freak Show 2003 2003 TV Special Himself - Performer
Mik Schacks hjemmeservice 2001 TV Series Himself - Composer

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