Chris started his musical journey playing the trumpet, then the trombone before he was 10 years old. It was Terry Kath and Chicago that inspired him to play the guitar. Playing in clubs and casinos in the Northwest when he was 17 years old while developing skills in multiple musical styles. He pursused a Mechanical Engineering carrer while continuing to develop his chops.
Now a sought after sideman for live music events and recording projects for his solo guitar work and textures.
Currently playing guitar in The David MacNeill Band.
Heroes and Influences
Carl Verheyen, Eric Johnson, Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Robben Ford, Joe Satriani, T Lavitz, Keith Emerson, Steve Morse, The Hellecasters, Steely Dan, Chicago, Terry Kath, LeeRoy Parnel, Delbert McClinton