Incognito's Chris Ballin 'What’s Going On?'

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Last Show: Friday 14 th July 2023

PizzaExpress Live (Holborn)

Incognito lead vocalists Chris Ballin’s hypnotic vocals serve to reinforce his status as one of the UK’s most significant male vocalists. He has a refined style with a modern twist that most compare to the late Luther Vandross with a hint of Anthony Hamilton. His vocal range is exquisite and smooth tone is infectious.

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Chris has an insatiable desire to create good music. His musicality is reflective in his singing style and approach which has landed him huge collaborations with some of world’s most talented writers and music producers. As an artist Chris has worked and toured with some of the greatest artists in the World. Chris has been one of the lead vocalists for the famous British Acid-jazz band - Incognito. Featuring on two of Incognito’s albums ‘Beneath the Surface’ and ‘Inner Shade’. His voice shone through on the popular track “Labour Of Love”. Having performed with luminaries such as Luther Vandross and Tina Turner. Chris illustrates once again that he is a giant of an artist in his own right. 

Chris has also lent his talents and toured with many of the industry’s best, such as; Michael Jackson, Craig David, Omar, Alexander O'Neal, Simply Red and Chaka Khan......

His debut studio album, ‘Do it Right’ was released to critical acclaim in the late ’90s and is widely recognized as one of the finest recordings in the UKs music scene, quoted by Blues & Soul magazine.


His current single “What’s Going On”, under the Renegade Soul Records umbrella, Showcasing Chris' signature silky vibes….
“What’s Going On” - reference to the world as we currently know it today.

Band Line Up

Chris Ballin (vocals)

Brian Henry (MD/keys)

Don Chandler (bass)

Patrick Osaugh (drums)