Chris has been playing music (drums, piano, bass
guitar) for about 30 years having had piano lessons at age 8 and
teaching himself to play drums and bass guitar at age 14. Chris now
works as a freelance bassist and bass tutor in the Southwest,
working, writing and recording with many musicians and pupils
covering all styles of music, when not recording with Curved Air.
In 2001, Chris joined Darryl Way's solo band
performing at festivals in the West Country, the set including an
updated version of 'Vivaldi'.
Later that year Darryl's band was asked to back
French Rock Opera singer Emma Shapplin for a number of performances
at the Herod Atticus Odeon in Athens for U.N.H.C.R.
The event was filmed and recorded and 2 tracks were issued on a CD
to promote the charity.
On returning from Greece the band became 'Verisma'
and recorded an album with tenor Stephen Crook .
Chris was later invited to join Curved Air by Darryl
when the band decided to re-form in 2008.
in 2016 Chris released his