Christopher was a member of the 1992 Disney All-American College Band.  He hit the stage as a soloist for Carnival Cruise Lines at age twenty-three. 


Braig served three years active duty in the 113th United States Army Band (1987-1990) and was awarded three Army Achievement Medals including one for his arrangement of the 15th Cavalry Song  in celebration of the Regiments 100th Anniversary. 


While shooting his first film in 2018 Christopher was featured on concerts with Italian vocalists Marilena Paradisi in Boston,  Laura Campisi in Cincinnati, and with American singer/pianist Lauren Lee at Silvana in Harlem, New York. 


As a composer, he has written more than three hundred pieces ranging from radio jingles to experimental works for large ensembles.  


Braig has written four books on the subjects of saxophone technique and jazz improvisation. He has made many recordings including three CD’s of his own compositions. 

Christopher Braig is the first saxophone player to win a New York Jazz Film Festival award in the category of Best Director and six weeks later debuted a CD of experimental, original music at Shapeshifter Lab in Brooklyn.

Christopher won Best Posthumous Documentary at the 2019 New York Jazz Film Festival for directing  Jimmy McGary The Best Jazz You Never Heard and debuted In Your Maze at ShapeShifter Lab with Breathe-Live three months later in Brooklyn. 

Diggin' the compositions.... sounds like you're definitely not sticking to any musical labels and doing something very original​.


​​-Doron Orenstein,

  Best. Saxophone. Website. Ever.

Christopher Braig is a featured artist on The BeBop Channel in New York.  The World's only jazz focused streaming media service.