Chanell Crichlow

Low Brass Multi-Instrumentalist / Composer / Performer

Chanell Crichlow is a low brass multi-instrumentalist, Composer, and Performer residing in Los Angeles, California. She formed PitchBlak Brass Band in 2010 at the start of what became a vibrant brass band Movement in New York City and across the globe. The group received high acclaim in both Downbeat Magazine and The Source Magazine during their tenure.

A 2021 Sundance Composers Lab Fellow, Chanell had the opportunity to work closely with Film and Television composers on her craft. Creative Advisors for the intensive include Laura Karpman, Blake Neely, Heather McIntosh, George S. Clinton, Mychael Danna, Kathryn Bostic, Jeff Rona, and Christopher Willis.

As a tubist, she has performed with Yuga Cohler (YEETHOVEN, K-POP), Ludwig Göransson, (Wordless Music Orchestra), Solange (Governors Ball Music Festival), Andy Grammer (The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Today Show), Shamir (The Late Show with Stephen Colbert), Pharoahe Monch (The Ecstatic Music Festival, Duke University), and more.

Chanell has released two projects under the moniker tubafresh in which she composes using Jazz-Pop structures as well as incorporating vocals and a custom King 1130 Flugabone designed by Scott Sweeney.

Chanell received her Masters in Classical Tuba Performance at Pennsylvania State University and her Bachelors in Classical Tuba Performance at The Manhattan School of Music.