“Life is AWESOME” is Chris’s favorite saying and when you meet him in person, you can’t help but feel his positive vibes!
I’m super thrilled to have the one and only Chris Polanco on as my featured guest for our monthly Ask the Expert Live Q&A.
If you’ve ever been to a pop concert in Hong Kong, you will SURELY have seen Chris as a featured musician!
In this live interview, Chris will share his behind-the-scenes insight into what life is like as a touring artist working with some of the biggest names in Asia. We’re also going to be talking about the power of music to tell stories and how you can experience the positive influences of music in your life!
During the interview, Chris will also be sharing a song with us live!
You definitely won’t want to miss witnessing Chris’s captivating passion and energy!
About Chris Polanco:
Chris is a well known and highly respected artist originally from the Dominican Republic, who has made Hong Kong his home base for the past two decades. He’s also the founder of the Azúcar Latina Band & Ensemble.
As one of Asia’s leading percussionists, Chris has worked with many of the biggest names in the HK Pop scene, including Eason Chan (陳奕迅), Joey Yung (容祖兒), Coco Lee (李玟), A-Lin (⿈麗玲), Andy Lau (劉德華), Sandy Lam (林憶蓮), Justin Lo (側⽥), Jacky Cheung (張學友), George Lam (林⼦祥), Maria Cordero (肥媽), Kenny Bee (鍾鎮濤), Mark Lui (雷頌德), Jun Kung (恭碩良), Miriam Yeung (楊千樺), Wynners (溫拿樂隊), Edmond Leung (梁漢⽂), Bondy Chiu (趙學⽽), Kary Ng (吳⾬霏), Rubberband, Janice Vidal (衛蘭), Jason Chan (陳柏宇), and more.
Chris is celebrated for his unique ability to skilfully infuse Latin rhythms, classic melodies and arrangements into Cantonese and Mandarin pop music.
Chris Polanco’s original hit song “Tequila” 《⿓⾆蘭》 performed by Eason Chan:
Chris’s concert arrangement of “Crazy” 《瘋了》for Sandy Lam’s (林憶蓮) MXIII World Tour (2011-2012):