Chris Ball – pianist, vocalist, all round entertainer

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Pop, Rock, R&B, Soul, Jazz, Crooners and more

Searching for the perfect live entertainment to elevate your event? Look no further than Chris Ball, one of Sydney’s most dynamic and sought-after solo piano and sax performers. With a musical journey that began at the tender age of five, Chris has honed his craft to become a versatile artist capable of captivating any audience with a repertoire list of more than 300 popular songs through the decades.

Chris’s musical prowess is the result of a classical upbringing followed by intensive studies in Jazz at the prestigious Sydney Conservatorium of Music. This diverse background has enabled him to develop a unique and accessible piano-vocal style that seamlessly traverses various genres.

Whether it’s a classic ballad or a contemporary hit, Chris brings his signature flair to every performance.

Two Decades of Experience

With over two decades of experience, Chris has graced stages in a multitude of venues and countries. From luxurious 5-star hotels and piano bars across Europe and Asia to iconic Australian venues like Star City Casino, Melbourne Crown Casino, and even the Sydney Opera House, Chris’s talent knows no bounds.

Chris BallIn addition to his solo performances, Chris has collaborated with renowned artists and bands, including serving as the keyboardist for Peter Byrne in the acclaimed show “Forever Diamond” and as a concert pianist for the Hot August Night tribute, performed alongside the Sydney International Orchestra.

Chris’s musical contributions extend beyond the stage, as he played a pivotal role in conceiving the music for the Sydney Festival production “Smoke and Mirrors,” starring iOTA. His outstanding contributions earned him a prestigious Helpmann Award.

Among his notable performances, Chris’s appearances in the “Smoke and Mirrors” show, hosted in renowned venues such as the Famous Spiegel Tent during the Sydney Festival, the Adelaide Cabaret Festival, and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, have garnered widespread acclaim.

Available for all styles of events

As a versatile songwriter, singer, and piano player, Chris brings a contagious vibe that is guaranteed to uplift any event. Whether it’s a private gathering or a corporate function, Chris Ball is the perfect choice to create an unforgettable atmosphere.

For bookings and inquiries, contact All Things Entertainment today to secure Chris Ball for your next event.

Don’t miss the opportunity to experience the magic of live music with one of Sydney’s finest performers!

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Some of the more than 300 songs that Chris can perform include:

A Groovy Kind of Love, A Hard Day’s Night, American Pie, Against all odds, Ain’t No Sunshine, Africa, Almost Like Being in Love, All my loving, All Shook Up, All the things you are, All of me, All Or Nothing All, Always a woman to me, Always on my mind, Amazing, And so it goes, Angels, Angel Eyes, Annie’s Song, Anything for Love, Another Day in Paradise, Anything Goes, Are you Lonesome tonight, Autumn Leaves, April Sun in Cuba, As Time Goes By

Bad Moon Rising, Baker Street, Balamos, Basin Street Blues, Beyond the Sea, Bennie and the Jets, Big Yellow Taxi, Blackbird, Blister in the Sun, Blueberry Hill, Blue Bossa, Blue Daniel, Beautiful In My Eyes, Better Be Home Soon, Better Man, Blame It On The Boogie, Blue Moon, Blue Suede Shoes, Bohemian Rhapsody, Boogie Down, Brick House, Bridge over Troubled Water, Brown Eyed Girl

Candle In The Wind, Can’t Buy Me Love, Can’t Help Falling In Love, Cats in the Cradle,

Careless Whisper, Celebration, Chain of Fools, Close to You, Cocaine, Come fly with me, Come Together, Coming To Life, Cool Change, Copacabana, Country Roads, Cracklin’ Rosie, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Crocodile Rock, Cup Of Life

Dancing Queen, Daniel, Danny Boy, Daydream Believer, Days of wine and roses, Delilah, Desperado, Dock Of The Bay, Do For Love, Do It To Me, Don’t Be Cruel, Don’t Dream It’s Over, Don’t Get Around Much Anymore, Don’t Let the Sun go Down on Me, Down on the Corner, Drift Away, Drive

Eagle Rock, Easy, Endless Love, Every Breath You Take, Everything I Do, (I do it for you)

Fall at Your Feet, Fernando, Fire And Rain, Feelin’ Alright, Feel Like Makin’ Love, Fields of gold, Fly me to the moon, Fragile, 500Miles,

Georgia On My Mind, Georgy Porgy, Gimme The Night, Girl from Ipanema, Great Balls of Fire, Green Green Grass of home

Hallelujah, Hard to say I’m sorry, Have I told you lately, Hard Days Night, Heard It Through The Grapevine, Heavy Cloud No Rain, Heartbreak Hotel, Hello, Hello Again, Help!, Here Comes the Sun, Hey Jude, Hey Soul Sister, Hey Ya, Hit the Road Jack, Hotel California, Honeysuckle Rose, Hound Dog, House of the Rising Sun/Sum?, How do you Keep the Music Playing/Paying?, How High the moon, How Sweet It Is

I can see Clearly Now, I can’t take my eyes off you, I can’t get no Satisfaction, I just called to say…, I Just Whispered Your Name, I get a Kick out of You, I Guess That’s Why they Call it the Blues, I go to Rio, I left my heart in San Fran, I Feel Good, I’m A Believer, I Saw Her Standing There, I Shot The Sheriff, I still call Australia home, I Want To Know What Love Isn’t She Lovely, It’s not unusual, It aint over till it’s Over, I’ve got You Under my Skin, It’s still Rock and Roll to me, I Wish, It had to be you, I’m Yours, I’m Not In Love, I’m on fire, Imagine, It’s Only Natural,

Jack and Diane, Jailhouse rock, Jessie, Jessies Girl, Johnny be Good, Just The Two Of Us, Just The Way You Are

Killing Me Softly, Kiss, Knock on Wood, Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door, Kokomo

La Bamba, Lady, Lady is a Tramp, Lately, Lay Down Sally, Layla, Lady In Red, Land Downunder, Lean On Me, Let It Be, Let’s Twist again, Listen To The Music, Little help from my friends, Livin’ Lavida Loca, Livin’ on a Prayer, L-O-V-E, Love is in the Air, Leaving on a jet plane, Let Me Entertain You, Lush Life, Lullaby of Birdland, Long Train Running, Losing my Religion, Love Is All Around Me, Love me tender, Loving You, Low Down

Mack the Knife, Memory, Mr Bojangles, Minnie the Moocha, Misty, Moneys Too Tight, Moon River, Moondance, Moonlight in Vermont, Mustang Sally, Mrs Robinson, My Baby Just Cares for Me, My Cherie Amour, My Romance, My Girl, My Life, My Way,

Nature Boy, New York State of Mind, New York New York, No Woman no Cry

One, Only You, On Broadway, Old Time Rock & Roll, Only the Good Die Young

Piano Man, Papa Was A Rollin Stone, Peaceful Easy Feeling, Play That Funky Music, Proud Mary, Pretty Woman, Paper Moon

Red Red Wine, Reminiscing, Respect, Right here Waiting, Rikky Don’t Lose That Number, Rock Around the Clock, Rockin’ Robin, Rock DJ, Rock & Roll Music, Rocket Man, Roxanne, Route 66,

Satin Doll, Save the Last Dance for Me, September, Shake Rattle and Roll, Shake Your Tailfeather, She Bangs, Skylark, Smile, Smoke gets in your eyes, Smooth, Smooth Operator, Strangers in the Night, Street Life, Straighten up and fly right, Something Got Me Started, Song for guy, Somebody that I used to know, Somewhere over the rainbow, Summer Nights, Stand By Me, Steal My Kisses, Still Haven’t Found What I’m looking for, Stuck In The Middle, Stop this train, Summertime, Summer of ‘69, Sunny, Superstition, Sweet Caroline, Sweet Home Alabama, Sway

Take the “A” Train, That’s Amore, Tenderly, Teardrops, The Horses, The shape of my heart, There will never be another You, This Masquerade, Turn your love around, To her door, The Longest Time, The way you look tonight, The Gambler, The Way It Is, The Way You make me feel, The Girl from Ipanema, Throw your arms Around me, Twist & Shout

Use me Up, Unchain My Heart, Under The Boardwalk, Unforgettable

Valerie

Walkin’ in Memphis, Waiting on the world to change, Wave, Walking On Sunshine, What A Fool Believes, What’s Goin’ On, When I fall in love, We’re all alone, With or without you, Wild World, Wonderful Tonight, Wonderful World, Yesterday, You are the sunshine of my life, You To Me, You’re Kiss Is On My List, Your Song, You’ve Got A Friend,

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