Chris Macchia Upright and Electric Bass

Upright and electric bassist Chris Macchia is one of the most in-demand musicians in the Hudson Valley. Experienced  in many styles of music including jazz, rock, funk, progressive, and various groove/dance genres, he studied jazz performance at SUNY New Paltz.

Chris has performed at such prestigious venues as Carnegie Hall, the Cairo International Jazz Festival, and the Greater Ozarks Blues Festival, and has performed with Grammy award winner Joe Louis Walker, toured the  Caribbean, and toured opening for Melvin Seals. His group the “Arch Stanton Quartet” won the Metroland Readers Poll for best jazz group.He can be heard on many albums including “Along For The Ride” and “Blue for Soli” by the Arch Stanton Quartet, “Brooklafornia” by CFR, “Take It With You” by EllisonStarr,  “Rise” by Aliza Hava, “Sold my Soul to the Sun” by Tyler Byrnes, “These Years On The Boat” by Fairweather Friends, “Rest and Heal” by Liana Gable and “Curse of the Kill” by the Virgina Wolves.

New Paltz, NY

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