Chris Williams is a proud Charlestonian and College of Charleston grad.
He is an exceptional energetic virtuoso that has been playing saxophone, keyboard and singing on the Charleston music scene for well over 20 years. With his vibrant personality, he is a vital member in an award winning local party band by the name of Plane Jane. For over 20 years Chris has been the longstanding music director and organist for Greater St John’s AME Church of Johns Island.
Through his commitment and the cultivation of his craft along with the help of many supporters and countless friends, he has been afforded the opportunity to travel the world extensively. He has performed in various places such as Australia, Japan, Korea, England, and Germany as well as over 30 different states in the US including Hawaii. He’s had the pleasure and honor of performing with countless famous national recording artists such Boney James, Gerald Albright, Dave Koz, Mindi Abair, Alex Bugnon and Hootie and the Blowfish just to name a few.
Forte Jazz Lounge is Charleston’s only strictly jazz venue. Jazz is always on-tap with the best musicians performing every week.
The first show of the night begins at 7 p.m. with doors opening at 6:00 p.m. and the second starts at 9:30 p.m. with doors opening at 9:00 p.m. Our guests are welcome to come early. Beer, wine and non-alcoholic drinks will be available for purchase at the bar.
Shows are at 7pm and 9:30pm
The lounge offers three sections of seating:
VIP —— couch style seating $27
Premium –table seating $22
General —high table and bar seating $17