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Chan Hall to Release New Single on May 5, 2020
William "Chan" Hall is a smooth jazz recording artist based in Richmond, VA. The name Chan is derived from his middle name, Channing. His journey in music began at the age of 15. He has also studied under world-class Jazz Saxophonist, James "Saxmo" Gates. He is influenced by the likes of Herbie Hancock, Brian Culbertson, Marcus Johnson, Bob Baldwin, Joe Sample and many others. He has performed along the East Coast of the United States and has shared the stage with greats such as, Ramsey Lewis, Herbie Hancock, George Benson, Al Jarreu, Gerald Albright and Norman Brown.
In 2011, He produced his debut album Dreaming Afterdark, which gained buzz throughout the mid-Atlantic jazz community. In 2015, Chan released his sophomore album Musical Addiction. Musical Addiction broke US barriers by attracting international recognition in Italy, England, Germany, and Australia. His newest release, EnCHANtment, has also crossed international boundaries. This album was considered in the 1st round ballots for a Grammy nomination of 3 categories:
- Best Contemporary Instrumental Album
- Best New Age Album
- Best Jazz Instrumental Album