Nathan East at American Gramaphone

Nathan East, one of the most recorded bass players in the history of music, recently visited American Gramaphone’s headquarters. A founding member of the contemporary jazz quartet, Fourplay, East has performed and co-written songs with music artists such as Eric Clapton, George Harrison, Phil Collins and Stevie Wonder. A Mannheim Steamroller fan, East was in…

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Alexander Payne & Chip

Chip joined Omaha native and famed film director Alexander Payne at a recent fundraiser for a historic theater in Omaha. Payne is the recipient of several Oscar, Golden Globe, and other awards including Best Writing, Best Screenplay and Best Director; his work has also been nominated in the Best Picture category. Payne’s filmography includes The…

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Benghazi Hero

Chip recently met Benghazi hero Kris “Tanto” Paronto while he was taking a break back here in Omaha from his busy speaking circuit.  The story of Kris and his team members was told in the book and movie, “13 Hours”, an account of the attack on the U.S. diplomatic outpost in Benghazi.  During their visit,…

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2016 Christmas Tour – ANNOUNCED

MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER ANNOUNCES 2016 CHRISTMAS TOUR
Chip Davis, founder and creator of Mannheim Steamroller and the industry’s largest independent record label, American Gramaphone, announced that his annual Christmas concert tour will begin on November 15th, 2016. Two traveling ensembles will hold performances across the country.

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Chip’s Holiday Dozen!!!

Listen to Chip present his “12 Songs of Christmas” during a special program on the Sirius Holly channel (13).  He will be playing both Mannheim and other artists, along with sharing the background and his personal experience of each song!   “12 Songs of Christmas” is expected to run during the day on Monday, December 21, between 9:00 am…

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It’s Christmas Fruitcake Time!

Do you know how many of our Christmas traditions came about? Hanging stockings, Christmas fruitcake — where did these and other holiday rituals come from? Chip answers these questions and more in The Twelve Days of Christmas beginning December 11 on the WestStar Network. Mannheim Steamroller’s An American Christmas then airs from noon on Christmas Eve to midnight Christmas Day. Chip narrates heart-warming stories about the holiday season accompanied by your favorite Mannheim Steamroller Christmas music.

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Surprise! Elyse Performs in Orlando!

Highlights of the Mannheim Steamroller concerts at Universal Orlando included a special guest appearance of Chip’s daughter, Elyse, who sang “Greensleeves”.  Elyse also played ukulele and sang an encore of  “Step Off” for the Holiday Concert fans on this unforgettable evening. The upcoming concerts are December 12, 13, 19, 20. Be sure to attend the concerts if you…

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