Native New Yorker, long time studio musician and session guitarist
Chris Juergensen is in constant demand as a sideman, front
man and clinician. He has played sold out venues as intimate
as the world famous Blue Note and as large as the Long Beach
Auditorium. He currently divides his time between Tokyo where he is the vice principle at TOKYO SCHOOL OF MUSIC and Los
Angeles where he continues to write, record, play and teach.
His first solo release, PROSPECTS was critically acclaimed worldwide and his second release, BIG BAD SUN painted a completely new portrait of him
showcasing his singing as well as guitar playing. His newest
album, STRANGE PHENOMENA was released in early
2008. His music has been used in coutless movies and commericals such as REGRETS, THE AWAKENED, A NUN A GUN AND A PROSTITUTE and most recently in Victory Motorcycle's promotional videos.
his efforts in promoting American art through international
music education, Chris was made an honorary citizen of New
Orleans by the Mayor of the city, Marc H. Morial in 1995 and
was asked to perform on behalf of Japan at the
Japanese embassy in Seoul Korea in 2004 and again in 2009.
Chris has performed, recorded or done something in one manner or another with such artists as: Chuck Rainey, Falling You, Lincoln Goines (Mike Stern), Richard Hartley and Soul Resurrection, Otmaro Ruiz (John McLaughlin), Albert Wing (Frank Zappa), Toss Panos (Steve Vai, Mike Landau), Billy Sheehan (Mr. Big), Judith Hill (Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder), Omar Hakim (Weather Report, Sting), Darryl Jones (Miles Davis, The Rolling Stones), Keith Wyatt (The Blasters), Ralph Humphrey (Manhattan Transfer, Frank Zappa, Wayne Shorter), Kim Plainfield (Tania Maria, The Pointer Sisters), Jay Dibbs (Vanessa Williams), Steve Bailey (The Rippingtons, Dizzy Gillespie), Jennifer Batten (Jeff Beck, Michael Jackson), Mike Shapiro (Al Jarreau, Sergio Mendes), Jerry Watts (Andy Summers, Billy Idol), Russel Ferante (Joni Mitchell, Yellowjackets), Kevyn Lettau, Hussain Jiffry (Robben Ford, Michael MacDonald, Whitney Houston, Chaka Khan), Shawn Harris, The Hideous Sun Demons and Ray Luzier (David Lee Roth, Army of Anyone, Korn).
Chris makes the art of guitar playing seem effortless. A no
holds barred, in your face, work of art. And that just describes
my least favorite track on the CD. Think 'Texas Flood' meets
'Second Winter'." -Brent Bradley, Podshow Radio
the genre, Juergensen's newest release is a typhoon of raw energy,
pure and honest blues rock at its finest. Just what 11 on the
dial was waiting for." -Colin Meeks, Indie Launchpad
to Chris Juergensen play brings a smile to my face, it makes
me feel good. So much so, I have trouble calling it 'Blues',
I prefer to call it near audio perfection." -Eban
Crawford, Reaching For Lucidity
Bad Sun" - Traditional in nature, contemporary in sound,
Chris Juergensen's Big Bad Sun is a bold departure from the
blues you may be familiar with. Passionate guitar playing, good
story telling plus crystalline production makes this CD destined
to become a true, modern day, blues classic. Beautifully rendered
and performed, guitar lovers will want to make this CD a part
of their everyday collection.
is a phenomenal talent head to toe. 'Big Bad Sun' unleashes
an unabashed dirty low down blues side of him that has you stompin'
your feet to a killer variety of grooves. And prepare to stand
back as the guitar speaks to you, alternatively ripping your
head off and then caressing you." - Jennifer Batten
beautiful cd from Chris Juergensen. This recording has a serious
blues vibe. Chris sings and plays his ass off on this one." - Mike Stern.
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