It’s National Read a Book Day. Did you know that Chip is the author of five books that celebrate Halloween and Xmas.
The August 21st solar eclipse provided an opportunity for Chip to debut his new observatory at his farm. “I call my observatory ’Top of the Hill’, said Chip. “I’ve been interested in astronomy since I was a child in the little farm town in Ohio where I grew up. I’ve had many telescopes and variations…Details
When I think about the major influences that helped shape my life, both my mother and grandmother are top of mind. Music was a passion for both of them — one of my favorite memories is my grandmother playing the church organ on Christmas Eve. At the age of 16, my mother was a standout…Details
Fresh Aire 7 won Chip a Grammy & tonight, new winners join the ranks. Congrats to all nominees and winners! Music artists from throughout the industry will be gathering this Sunday in Los Angeles for the 57th annual Grammy Awards. Considered the most prestigious recognition in the industry, the award honors the highest level of…Details
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…Details
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…Details
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,…Details
Chip’s best Father’s Day Gift , daughters Kelly and Elyse and son Evan
Chip never drives around his farm without a bag of carrots. Meet Ghost (l), a young Warlander whose sire is Storm Shadow, a world-champion show horse, followed by Twist, Acorina and Ghost’s Mom, Barbie. Take a closer look at Twist. Can you tell that his muzzle is off-center and veers to the left? Chip’s daughter,…Details
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.
Leading Edge Music Technology Made Possible By Chip Chip recently returned from the first performance held in a learning facility he funded at the University of Michigan, his alma mater. “I was so happy to attend the first live performance in the Chip Davis Technology Studio and see the results of my contribution to the…Details