Chris first started taking acoustic guitar lessons aged 15, and began to teach himself electric guitar after hearing Joe Satriani's 'Flying in a Blue Dream'.
From then on he was driven to master as many facets of the instrument has he could.
His influences also include classic Hard Rock Bands from AC\DC to ZZ Top well as Flamenco and Middle Eastern music.
Chris is a graduate of the Munich Guitar Institute (MGI) in Germany where he studied with French Jazz/Fusion Guitarist Phillippe Caillat and Mario Neunkirchen, Author of the Fusion Guitar Workbook.
As a former product specialist for the US musical instrument company Line 6, Chris did many clinics and demos at international trade shows and fairs.