Chris Bell

 

Chris Bell

 

    Chris was born in Washington, DC, and raised in Massachusetts on down-home cooking as well as on blues, jazz, rhythm & blues, and gospel music by his New York City dad and North Carolina mom.  Before starting to play guitar at fourteen years old, he studied in Germany, where his dad was a visiting professor of American and African American Cultural Studies. Later, as an art and music major at the University of Massachusetts, Chris participated in jazz workshops with Archie Shepp and in a summer session at Berklee.  He also studied guitar with Tony MacAlpine.  His major influences range from B.B.  King and Albert Collins to Jimi Hendrix and Stevie Ray Vaughan.
    Chris is currently the producer and host of "100% Blues," a cable access TV show in the Los Angeles area.  See his website www.chrisbellblues.com for pictures and sound bites from CDs and live performances.


Guitar & Vocals    

 

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