Chris Haise Band

The Milwaukee based Chris Haise Band’s (pronounced Hi-zee) music is a blend of hook filled ballads and toe tappers. Mixing Folk and Rock, Haise’s vocals have been described as Dylan meets Springsteen meets Petty, while his lyrics have been described as “smart new songwriting” and “Intense, Thoughtful Songcraft”.

In 2017, Chris Haise released his solo album entitled “Your Ugly Friends” which was nominated for 88Nine’s  Music Awards for Album of the Year, Independent Release of the Year, and Solo Artist of the Year.  He was also selected as NSAI “One to Watch” along with winning Dylan Days Singer/Songwriter Contest.  

Adding members Mark Harrig (guitar/vox), Weston Gritt (bass), Tony Sturino (cello/vox), & Chad Burgess (drums), CHB became a WAMI award nominee on the steps of their first full band album “Suburban View” released in 2019. Again, CHB was nominated for 88Nine’s Music Awards for Album of the Year & Band of the Year. In 2020, singer song-writer Chris released a solo record during the pandemic lockdown called ‘The Quarantine Tapes.’ 2021 brings another full band album release titled ‘Half Of All Of Nothing.’ In 2022 and band released ‘Future, Future, Who Am I?’ with plans for another full album release fall of 2023.

1. King James
2. What We Work For
3. Diaspora
4. Stop Saying Hello
5. You Won’t Find Out Until It’s
6. Cold Medicine and Dreams
7. I’m Ready To Go

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1. Tell Me True
2. Ode To Poor Decisions
3. A Better Glue
4. Olivia (What A Shame)
5. Lost Things
6. Bag Full of Bones
7. When It Rains
8. Changing The Guard

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1. No Guarantees
2. My House Is Like A Hotel
3. I Really Only Borrow
4. I Got That Time Now
5. Make Me Cry
6. Shock And Awe
7. The Sun Exploded
8. Momentary Changes
9. What Can It Do For You

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1. Suburban View
2. Reciprocity
3. The Breakman
4. Night Shadow
5. Women in Black
6. Help Myself
7. The Turnstile

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1. Ugly Friends
2. The Woods
3. What it Takes
4. Anymore
5. The Last

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A sample list of cover song performed by Chris Haise on piano:

Anything Goes – Cole Porter
At Last – Etta James
Blackbird – The Beatles
Blue Suede Shoes – Carl Perkins
Blueberry Hill – Fats Domino
Bring It On Home – Sam Cooke
Don’t Get Around Much Anymore – Duke Ellington
Easy to Love – Cole Porter
Everybody’s Trying to Be My Baby – Carl Perkins
Feelin Good – Michael Buble
I Get A Kick Out Of You – Cole Porter
I Got You Under My Skin – Cole Porter
I Left My Heart in San Francisco – Tony Bennett
I Love Paris – Cole Porter
I Put a Spell on You – Screamin Jay Hawkins
Just Like A Woman – Bob Dylan
Kansas City – Lieber and Stoller
La Vie en Rose – Edith Piaf
Let It Be – The Beatles
Let’s Do It (Let’s Fall In Love) – Cole Porter
Misty – Johnny Mathis
Moondance – Van Morrison
My Funny Valentine – Frank Sinatra
My Way – Frank Sinatra
Night and Day – Cole Porter
Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head – Burt Bacharach
Stormy Weather – Ella Fitzgerald
Summertime – Gershwin
That’s Life – Frank Sinatra
What the World Needs Now – Burt Bacharach
What’d I Say? – Ray Charles
You’re the Top – Cole Porter