Born and bred in Liverpool, Chris Jago has been living and working in Los Angeles, California since 2002, having previously lived in London, New York City, Las Vegas, and Toxteth. Jago performs in a variety of styles, including original material alongside singer/songwriters, musicals, artist tours, and recording sessions. The Neil Diamond 50th Anniversary Tour (taking over from the legend Ron Tutt in 2017), The Alan Cumming Band, Boy George, China Crisis, UK 70’s prog/rock group Barclay James Harvest, The Gregg Wright Band, The Calling, and The Philip Sayce Band are among Jago’s worldwide tour experiences as a session musician.
Jago’s theatrical credits are also diverse: The first national tour of Disney’s “Frozen the Musical” began in December 2019 in Los Angeles. “Rent” Live on FOX Primetime Event 2019. The 10-time Tony Award-winning Broadway musical “Wicked,” for which he founded the Los Angeles production in 2007 and is a member of the Wicked family to this day. The American cult rock musical “Hedwig and the Angry Inch,” in which he portrayed Schlacko in the original London West End and Edinburgh Fringe Festival productions. The groundbreaking musical “Taboo” starred the famed Boy George on Broadway as well as in the original London West End production (Jago can be heard on both the UK and US Original soundtrack recordings of ‘Taboo’).