Chris is a veteran professional recording and performing musician with over 30 years in the industry.
Chris has performed as Music Director and Guitarist for such artists as Michael Bolton, Mariah Carey, David Benoit, Brenda Russell and Dave Koz. Chris’ gold- and platinum-award- winning studio performances include work with Jessica Simpson, Kelly Clarkson, Anastasia, Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, Regina Belle, Barbara Streisand, Patti Labelle, Michael Bolton, Color Me Badd, Mandy Moore, and George Benson.
He has appeared on the Grammy’s, American Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, The Tonight Show, David Letterman, Good Morning America, Larry King, Oprah, The View, and VH1 to name a few.
As a recording artist Chris has three solo records to his credit. His original songs have appeared throughout the world as theme songs to television shows in Japan, Germany, the United Kingdom, and Italy. His compositions have also been featured in television commercials for Levi Strauss and Co., Taco Bell, Clorox, Olympic Stain, and Disney.
Chris has also been an active seminar instructor throughout the world, working closely with his equipment endorsement companies Paul Reed Smith Guitars, Ibanez Guitars, D’Addario Guitar Strings, Mesa Boogie Guitar Amplifiers, Monster Cable, Taylor Acoustic Guitars and Line 6 Digital Amplification.