A graduate of Thompson High School, Valdosta State University, and The Juilliard School, Christopher Crenshaw started playing piano at three years old and started playing trombone at eleven years old. He grew up playing keyboard with his father Casper in the gospel quartet from Thompson, Georgia, the Echoes of Joy. He has been with the Jazz at the Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis since 2006 and the Georgia Horns since 2011. He's transcribed music and written arrangements for two Tony Award nominated musicals, After Midnight, and Shuffle Along (or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed). He appears on numerous albums including Marcus Printup's Ballads All Night, Wynton Marsalis and Eric Clapton Play the Blues, In the Blue Light, Big Band Holidays, and The Abyssinian Mass. Crenshaw has an album with the Georgia Horns called Live at Dizzy's Club with Marcus Printup, Stantawn Kendrick, Kenny Banks. Jr,. Kevin Smith & Brandon McCrae.