Lover of vintage guitars classic amps smelly cheese and the finest wines known to humanity...
Performance with Ruby & The Dukes
Only one v minor quibble - Ruby forgot to change 64 in "will you still love me" to 84! Otherwise all excellent.
Cc thorn guitar Raised in Hastings on the south coast of England Chris started playing guitar at 14 and soon fell in love with the blues and the sound of the waves hitting the beach at night. A couple of years later he moved in with his guitar teacher and his guitar teachers mentor and spent many hours literally playing till his fingers bled. A year later Chris moved to London and straight away got involved with the blues scene joining a band from Camden called trouble in mind. This was the first of many blues and r&b bands that Chris played in before forming his own in 1991 called Special Blue. A year later Chris joined jazz funk outfit TriBeCa playing mainly tower of power and herbie Hancock covers With band members Niel cowley Greg Leppard Steve lamb Richard Saddler Richard wargent playing Ronnie Scott's, jazz cafe and generally ripping it up on the acid jazz scene and actually playing live with members of Living Colour at the Worlds End in 1993. Chris , Steve and Greg later joined Louise Elliot's band the jazz hearts who included, Annie whitehead, Mervin Africa, Mark bassey claud deppa Richard edulali and embarked on 10 years of jazz services funded tours and shows all over the uk including playing the world stage at Glastonbury and even supporting the Yellow Jackets and recording a live album at Ronnie Scott's Following that Chris played with various bands from Espree, londons favourite party band! To Vero, urban columbian hip hop , recording sessions and playing live with chart toppers Mint Royale! Cc,s love of vintage guitars and classic valve amps has always complemented his natural tone and feel, along with his ability to play many styles with enthusiasm and taste. Ruby and the Dukes has reignited his love of the blues swing and rocknroll in which he originally grew up playing and formed the early roots of his style
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