Chris started getting into rock and roll at 8 years old,
listening to his brother’s records, and his Mom was a rock and roll music lover as well, who bought him his first new
album when he was 13 years old, “The Original Soundtrack Recording of Tommy”.
As a teenager he got
into partying, and hard rock was the soundtrack to his life. Aerosmith, Van Halen, Ted Nugent, Black Sabbath, Rush, Led Zeppelin
were the greatest bands ever.
In 1978 Chris attended his
first concerts. Blue Öyster Cult, UFO, Pink Floyd, Cheap Trick. Too many to list here. To be a rocker was his dream.
In the early 80’s Chris got into punk rock and metal. His favorite bands were Black Flag, Dead
Kennedy’s, Circle Jerks, Metallica, Slayer, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest.
In the mid 80’s
Chris joined his first band “New Horizon” as the lead singer. Mostly just jamming and house parties.
In ‘82 he went into the Army and jammed with many other
musicians, even a stint as lead singer of “Werewolf”, a German band out of Würzburg Germany.
living in Indio, California, Chris jammed with a variety of bands, including a “Dream Theatre”, “Marillion” type progressive band. Doing open mic nights at Palm Springs locations.
In ‘94 Chris’
wife bought him a used acoustic guitar, custom strung left-handed, for his birthday. He taught himself to play by reading
from a Beatles chord book, since he knew just about every Beatles song by heart.
In ‘2000 Chris got
tight with the Catholic Church and used his musical talents in numerous areas, including 8 years providing liturgical music
for children during Mass. He has provided music for funerals, Masses, and retreats.
In 2018 Chris got back into
the rock music by jamming with “The Hellfire Club”, playing electric, acoustic guitars and lead vocals.