Christopher Norton b. 1953

Christopher Norton is an established composer, arranger, educationalist and producer.

Best known for the world-famous Microjazz series, as well as his award winning Essential Guides to Pop Styles, Latin Styles and Jazz Styles, he is universally regarded as the leader in his field: Piano magazine captured his achievement when it wrote that it is "testimony to the brilliance of Norton that it is now unimaginable to have a festival competition without a Norton piece in it."

His compositions have a distinctive contemporary feel, featuring various popular styles, while his teaching method combines traditional techniques with aspects of modern technology.

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