Chris Perry
Chris Perry, born Pereira was a Goan musician, composer, songwriter and film producer. He was an exceptionally gifted trumpeter but was also at ease with blowing instruments like saxophone, trumpet and flute as well as finger instruments like keyboard, piano and guitar. He revolutionized the Konkani music scene by introducing jazz music and is credited with taking Konkani popular music to a new level. He was responsible for discovering for Konkani music the hidden talent of Lorna and brought out the very best in her. His music standard is compared to that of famous musicians like Miles Davis, Charlie Parker and Chick Corea. Chris Perry took the traditional Goan style of music and blended it well with the Western Jazz. He learnt to read and write music all by himself and earned fame as the King of Cha cha cha.