Since the age of 15 Chantz R. Powelll, trumpeter, dancer, songwriter, producer and actor, has been a headliner before crowds of 40,000+ throughout Asia and Europe.
Chantz R. Powell, 24-years old from New Orleans is an international recording artist and powerhouse jazz vocalist entertainer. He is part of a new generation of young jazz artists who have discovered great music 'old school meets new school'. think, Sammy Davis, Jr. meets Usher. In July 2009, Chantz R. Powell was requested as a headliner for the Oprah "Cruise of a Life Time" on the NCL Gem Cruise Ship.
Since the age of 15 Chantz R. Powell, trumpeter, dancer, songwriter, producer and actor, has been a headliner before crowds of 40,000+ throughout Asia and Europe. He has headlined at such major venues as the Royal Albert Hall in London, as well as the Manchester, Belfast and Sheffield Arenas. Chantz R. Powell has also headlined at Holland's North Sea Jazz Festival, the World Beat Festival in Tunisia, and he was an opening act at the Slida Jazz Festival in Norway. He has also been a headliner at Ronnie Scott's in London, the Quai du Blues in Paris, Catalina Jazz Club, Los Angeles, and was an opening act for Dee Dee Bridgewater at the Strasbourg Festival and an opening act for Maceo Parker at the Juan Les Pins in Antibes, France.
Chantz R. Powell, a personable New Orleans native has performed as a special guest with The Duke Ellington Jazz Orchestra at the Birdland in New York, and as a special guest with The Dizzy Gillespie Jazz Orchestra at the Bahi Center in Los Angeles. He has also been a special guest with the Irvine Pacific Symphony Orchestra and a member of the Colburn Children's Choir of Los Angeles.