Dr. Chris Beyt is a jazz guitarist, bassist, composer, recording engineer, and educator living in Asheville, NC. As a Louisiana native, Dr. Beyt received his Bachelor’s Degree in Jazz Studies at Loyola University in New Orleans. During that time and for two years afterwards, he performed in New Orleans at various venues on both guitar and electric bass. Dr. Beyt is primarily a jazz musician but has performed many styles in venues such as the Jazz Showcase in Chicago, Tipitina’s, and the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. He has performed with distinguished artists such as Dave Liebman, Randy Brecker, Bob Shappard, Jim Pugh, and the Mobile Symphony Orchestra. In addition to jazz performance, Dr. Beyt is a recording, mixing and mastering engineer, and composes electronic music. Dr. Beyt’s most recent album “A Trio for Three” is available on the Ears&Eyes record label.