Chris Polanco 陳杰

Genre
latin
Instrument
percussion, singer, guitar, accordion
Location
Hong Kong
About
Music Producer, Composer & Arranger. Touring Artist. Recording Musician.
Percussionist. Keyboardist. Singer. Guitarist. Bassist. Drummer. Accordionist.
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Chris Polanco is one of the most well known all-rounded musicians from Latin America, Hong Kong and all over Asia. He is the founder of the one and only authentic Latin band in Asia – Azucar Latina Band & Ensemble.


Having the advantage of being born in Dominican Republic, Latin America and based in Hong Kong for over 15 years, Chris Polanco creates a new music trend leading with Latin rhythms and a fusion of Cantonese pop.
Being a professional all-rounded musician, his talents are widely known in Piano/ Keyboard, Drums, Bass, Guitar, Accordion, and Percussion, etc. Given by his experience in Choir Conducting and also expertise in Solo Singing, he obtains rich ideas and great inspiration to transform into passionate and unique music while performing and creating music.

Chris Polanco has been working with and sharing the conservatoriums & arenas all over the world with numerous local Stars/ Artists in the Cantonese Pop music field as one of the leading percussionists in the market. To name a few: Eason Chan (陳奕迅), Sandy Lam (林憶蓮), Justin Lo (側田), Jacky Cheung (張學友), George Lam (林子祥), Maria Cordero (肥媽), Mark Lui (雷頌德), Jun Kung (恭碩良), Joey Yung (容祖兒), Miriam Yeung (楊千樺), Kary Ng (吳雨霏), Rubberband, etc.

Chris Polanco is also a music producer whom has written, composed, and arranged different styles of music. He has released 2 CD albums – “Chris con Azucar” in 2005, and “My Music Road” in 2011. One of the most popular arrangements from Mr. Polanco, “Crazy” (瘋了) from Sandy Lam, was a marvelous mixture of Latin rhythms with Cantonese pop tune. The arrangement was one of the crowds’ favorites in the Sandy Lam MXIII World Tour throughout 2011 – 2012.


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Past Gigs

Celebrate Agave's Mexican Independence Day Fiesta!

13 Sep 2019 (Fri) 9:00PM - 12:00AM

Venue: 
AGAVE Tequila Y Comida
93 Lockhart Rd, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

26 Apr 2019 (Fri) 10:00PM - 12:00AM

Venue: 
Spark Bar & Restaurant
4/F, LKF 29, 29 Wyndham Street,, Lan Kwai Fong, Central, Hong Kong

20 Apr 2019 (Sat) 10:00PM - 12:00AM

Venue: 
Spark Bar & Restaurant
4/F, LKF 29, 29 Wyndham Street,, Lan Kwai Fong, Central, Hong Kong

GEDA Live - Canto Jam

10 Apr 2019 (Wed) 9:30PM - 11:30PM

Venue: 
Geda Bar and Restaurant
2, 8 Observatory Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

Spark Free Jam Night 22/3

22 Mar 2019 (Fri) 10:00PM - 12:00AM

Venue: 
Spark Bar & Restaurant
4/F, LKF 29, 29 Wyndham Street,, Lan Kwai Fong, Central, Hong Kong

Fresco Canton Pop

11 Mar 2019 (Mon) 9:30PM - 1:00AM

Venue: 
Peel Fresco Music Lounge
49 Peel St, Central, Hong Kong

8 Mar 2019 (Fri) 10:00PM - 12:00AM

Venue: 
Spark Bar & Restaurant
4/F, LKF 29, 29 Wyndham Street,, Lan Kwai Fong, Central, Hong Kong

GEDA Live - Canto Jam

6 Mar 2019 (Wed) 9:30PM - 11:30PM

Venue: 
Geda Bar and Restaurant
2, 8 Observatory Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

Alex Lam and Band

1 Mar 2019 (Fri) 9:30PM - 11:30PM

Venue: 
Peel Fresco Music Lounge
49 Peel St, Central, Hong Kong

6 Feb 2019 (Wed) 9:30PM - 1:00AM

Venue: 
Geda Bar and Restaurant
2, 8 Observatory Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong