Chris Tedesco has distinguished himself as a one of the top call trumpet players on the music scene in Los Angeles since 1987. Equally at home performing jazz or classical trumpet, chamber music or orchestral pieces, Chris's sound has been heard on numerous recordings for Movies, TV shows, TV Commercials, CD recordings, and live dates with some of the biggest names in the industry. He is also very active in the business end of music as a musician contractor/project manager for some of this recorded and live work as well. The latest and the greatest news are the rave reviews and the number 8 ranking on the jazz radio charts with his jazz CD release Living the Dream in 2010.
Chris is a graduate of the University of Miami in Florida, where he studied trumpet with Gil Johnson, former principal trumpeter of the famed Philadelphia Orchestra under Eugene Ormandy.
Some recent credits on Los Angeles studio scene include the Christina Aguilera movie Burlesque, The "Green Lantern" Cartoon Series, ten songs for TV's "The Playboy Club", Disneyland's Main Street Music with Dean Mora, American Idol ITunes download sessions, and many more recordings lsited below. Chris is the leader of the Angel City Horns, which have recorded the hit tunes "Don't Cha Wish" for the Pussy Cat Dolls, and Christina Aguilera's "Candyman" and "Nasty Naughty Boy."
Home Base: Los Angeles