New albums: On Sep. 16 Origin Records will release the new Chris Walden Big Band album "FULL-ON!" Stay tuned for advance tracks and videos. Chris Walden also wrote arrangements for these new albums: Diana Krall - "Wallflower" (Sep 9), Amy Dickson - "A Summer Place" (Aug 12), Richard Marx - "Beautiful Goodbye" (July 8), Till Brönner - "The Movie Album" (Sep 26)


GRAMMY nomination #5: Chris Walden received a GRAMMY nomination for his arrangement of "Let's Fall in Love" performed by Calabria Foti & Seth MacFarlane.

Recent projects: Chris wrote arrangements recently for the following projects:

  1. Upcoming Stevie Wonder album, produced by David Foster

  2. Dave Koz upcoming christmas album

  3. Helene Fischer upcoming christmas album

  4. 86th Academy Awards Show (Oscars)

  5. Smokey Robinson's duets album feat. Elton John

  6. Boston Pops Orchestra concerts, feat. TRAIN, Melissa Etheridge

  7. Michael McDonald symphony shows

  8. Rihanna's performance of "Diamonds" at the AMAs.

  9. "SMURFS 2" - orchestrations

  10. Barbra Streisand tour

  11. Christopher Cross' upcoming album



Chris Walden is a YAMAHA artist.