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The alias of Chip Davis, the composer, Mannheim Steamroller was the forerunner of neo-classical electronic music. He was the driving force behind the New Age phenomenon. Davis was born in Sylvania, Ohio. His father was a high school music teacher and his mother was a
trombonist playing with Phil Spitalny's All Girl Orchestra. His first music teacher was his grandmother, giving the child his first piano lessons at four. Two years later, Chip Davis composed his first piece which was a four-part chorale. The child had written it in honor of his dog. Later, he joined a boys' choir. While attending the University of Michigan, he played bassoon as part of the school's concert band. In 1969, Davis was selected to tour with the Norman Luboff Choir. He stayed with the group for five years and performed everything from pop to classical. He came back to Sylvania as a music teacher at a local junior high school. He used to adapt classical trends to contemporary harmonies and rhythms. But listeners comprised of students only.

Chip Davis left teaching a little later and started conducting and arranging an Omaha, Nebraska production of Hair. Then he moved to writing advertising jingles. Davis went back to the classical adaptations he'd earlier composed as a teacher. He entered the studio to record what he
dubbed as "18th century classical rock." This was classical music played on electric bass and synthesizers. The resulting album was titled Fresh Aire. But no label would touch it. So he went on and founded his own company in 1974, named American Gramaphone. He then created a
fictitious band Mannheim Steamroller to promote the project still better. The LP became was smash hit among audiophiles.
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Nov 15 Wed 7:30 PM Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Mahaffey Theater At The Progress Energy Center
Saint Petersburg, FL
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Nov 16 Thu 7:30 PM Mannheim Steamroller Bell Auditorium
Augusta, GA
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Nov 17 Fri 7:30 PM Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Salem Civic Center
Salem, VA
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Nov 18 Sat 3:00 PM Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Tivoli Theatre - Chattanooga
Chattanooga, TN
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Nov 18 Sat 7:30 PM Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Tivoli Theatre - Chattanooga
Chattanooga, TN
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Nov 18 Sat 7:30 PM Mannheim Steamroller Christmas INB Performing Arts Center
Spokane, WA
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Nov 19 Sun 7:00 PM Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Toyota Center - Kennewick
Kennewick, WA
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Nov 19 Sun 7:30 PM Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Classic Center Theatre
Athens, GA
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Nov 20 Mon 7:00 PM Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Peace Concert Hall At The Peace Center - SC
Greenville, SC
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Nov 20 Mon 7:00 PM Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Town Toyota Center
Wenatchee, WA
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Nov 21 Tue 3:30 PM Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Show Cape Fear Community College's Wilson Center
Wilmington, NC
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Nov 21 Tue 7:30 PM Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Humanities And Fine Arts Center
Wilmington, NC
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Nov 21 Tue 7:30 PM Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Adams Event Center
Missoula, MT
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Nov 22 Wed 7:30 PM Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Brick Breeden Fieldhouse
Bozeman, MT
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Nov 22 Wed 8:00 PM Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Chrysler Hall
Norfolk, VA
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Nov 24 Fri 3:00 PM Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Honeywell Center
Wabash, IN
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Nov 24 Fri 7:30 PM Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Portland, OR
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Nov 24 Fri 7:30 PM Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Honeywell Center
Wabash, IN
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Nov 25 Sat 3:00 PM Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Fabulous Fox Theatre - St. Louis
St. Louis, MO
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Nov 25 Sat 8:00 PM Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Fabulous Fox Theatre - St. Louis
St. Louis, MO
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Nov 25 Sat 8:00 PM Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Paramount Theatre - Seattle
Seattle, WA
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Nov 26 Sun 6:30 PM Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Thrivent Financial Hall At Fox Cities Performing Arts Center
Appleton, WI
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Nov 26 Sun 7:30 PM Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Hult Center For The Performing Arts - Silva Concert Hall
Eugene, OR
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Nov 27 Mon 7:30 PM Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Sangamon Auditorium
Springfield, IL
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Nov 27 Mon 7:30 PM Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Stage One - Three Stages At Folsom Lake College
Folsom, CA
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In 1984, Davis released Mannheim Steamroller Christmas. It sold over five million copies on the popularity of a Top 40 Adult Contemporary rendition of "Deck the Halls." Four years later, it was followed by A Fresh Aire Christmas which became another unqualified hit. 1986 saw Saving
the Wildlife which became the soundtrack to a PBS special. Three years later came the Yellowstone: The Music of Nature raising over half a million dollars in favor of the National Parks Service. In the early 1990s Davis began production under his own name for the first time. Christmas in the Aire in 1995, Christmas Live in 1997 and Christmas Angel: A Family Story in 1998 were however released under Mannheim Steamroller.

In 1999 a two-disc 25 Years celebrated the indomitable Mannheim Steamroller's silver anniversary. The albums Romantic Melodies and American Spirit were released in 2003.

He is an unforgettable experience when watched alive. That makes him a frequent sell-out. So get your tickets from an on-line vendor to get the
tickets the easy way.

Discography

Romantic Themes 2005
Christmas Celebration 2004
Halloween: Monster Mix 2004
Halloween 2003
American Spirit 2003
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