Burris (Chris Hochkeppel)

Christopher Burris Hochkeppel is a singer-songwriter from Lafayette, Louisiana. He studied music education at Louisiana State University and now resides in New Orleans, LA where he teaches, writes, and performs regularly. Chris plays piano, guitar, bass, and horn professionally, and is the founder and front man of the nationally touring jazz-rock band, Burris. Having grown up in a musical family, Chris has always made music his passion. He has been performing on stage since the age of 15 and has played events and venues such as Festival International de Louisiane, Bethlehem’s Musikfest, The Legendary Howlin’ Wolf NOLA, Rockwood Music Hall NYC and more. Chris is a member of the Recording Academy and is an activist in support of arts and music education in Louisiana.

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