Chris Hicks hails from Oklahoma City where he earned such honors as Musician of the year from 1989 through 1991. He plays saxophone and guitar in every style from Jazz to R&B, and Country.
Chris's first big gig was with renowned jazz trumpeter Chet Baker.
This greatly influenced his jazz development.
Chris's musical talent led him to Nashville in 1993 where he joined RCA recording artists "Restless Heart" for two years and was in the motion picture "Maverick" staring Mel Gibson and Jodie Foster. This gave Chris the opportunity to be on the Maverick sound track and was Chris's first master recording session with producer Josh Leo.
In 1995 Chris joined Reba McEntire's band through 2000 touring the US as well as Europe, Australia, and Brazil.

Currently Chris is serving as the Director Of Production at the ACM@UCO in Oklahoma City.

Chris has appeared on: Jay Leno's Tonite Show, Dave Letterman, A&E "Live By Request" two CBS Reba Special's the ACM Awards,and the CMA Awards. Chris was recorded on Reba's Grammy nominated single with Martina McBride and Trisha Yearwood, "On My Own", and Kenny Rogers 2002 release.
Chris has also performed live with Sara Evans and jazz trumpet great Chet Baker.