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Chris Standring-Shadow of Doubt

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The first musical British invasion came during the 1960’s when four “mop headed” guys in collarless suits from Liverpool began to permeate from radio stations across the country. The Beatles would become to some the most definitive artists of our lifetime. Their place in American pop culture is cemented forever. Since then British artists have always found a home on American music charts. Today, British Jazz guitarist Chris Standring is leading a different kind of British invasion on the Smooth Jazz Charts.  

Since 1989 Chris has used his heavily seventies-influenced sounds to create a name for himself among Jazz lovers. He is a one third of the band SolarSystem, which combined Jazz and Hip Hop, spawning the chart topping hits like Bossa Blue, later named Billboard’s 2010 Contemporary Jazz Song of the Year. As a solo artist, Standring has released a string of songs that always find their way to the top. His latest offering Shadow of Doubt will undoubtedly join his other string of radio friendly hits that include Is There a Doctor in the House?, Whatever She Wants, Static in the Attic and others. Shadow of Doubt is smooth grooving song that will have you moving in your seat, bobbing your head at your desk or turning up the volume so you can get lost in the groove. Shadow of Doubt can be found on Chris’ latest album Simple Things (Ultimate Vibe Recordings ) and on Jazz at Sundown with Debb Moore, Monday-Friday 7pm-10pm on Jazz 91.9 WCLK.

David C Linton is WCLK's Program Director. Since assuming the position in 2018, he's led Jazz 91.9 WCLK to record-setting ratings and expanded its listening audience. Linton's expertise in both NPR & commercial radio has benefited WCLK. He views WCLK as more than an Atlanta institution but a global media outlet for Jazz. He's enhanced the stations weekend line up by developing Saturdays with Ragan Whiteside and adding producer Bob Baldwin's Nu Urban Jazz Lounge to the Saturday afternoon line up. He reshuffled the Sunday Jazz offerings to provide a unique Mainstream Jazz listening experience on Sundays including the addition of Mainstream and Modern hosted by Rob Maynard. He also added Broadcast Hall of Famer Rick Joyner to the weekday line up as host of Serenade to the The City. He also programs WCLK's HD2 channel which offers Mainstream Jazz 24/7, available at wclk.com