Christopher Hanson, one of the two original members of The Big House Band, is a keyboard player and vocalist in the group, and serves as the director and leader of the band. He began with the band as a bassist and vocalist when the group debuted at the Contemporary Service in March of 2011.
Christopher maintains a busy schedule performing on multiple instruments in varying genres in a variety of bands and projects in the area. He performs as a trombonist and vocalist in the FM Kicks Band and the Imperial Big Band of the El Zagal Shrine, as a bassist in the Jazz Nickel Combo, and as the band leader, bassist, and vocalist in the area horn band Helena Handbasket. He is active as a freelance performer and clinician in the area.
Christopher is a retired veteran having served honorably for 22 years in the U.S. Army and the North Dakota National Guard. He was proud to serve a majority of that time with The 188th Army Band of the North Dakota Army National Guard.