chris juergensen
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chris juergensenNative New Yorker, long time studio musician and session guitarist Chris Juergensen is in constant demand as a sideman, front man and clinician. He currently divides his time between Tokyo where he is the vice principal at TOKYO SCHOOL OF MUSIC and Los Angeles where he continues to write, record, play and teach. His first solo record, PROSPECTS was critically acclaimed worldwide and his second release, BIG BAD SUN showcased 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. For 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.

Written by Chris, The Infinite Guitar has remained an international best selling instructional book since it was first published in 2006 and has been published in Chinese as well as English. The Empowered Musician was published Summer 2008 and his newest release, The Infinite Guitar Companion was published in June 2011.

Instructional Books
Instructional Books

Chris has worked 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). PDF >>

Chris Juergensen proudly endorses KTS Titanium Saddles, Xotic Guitars and Effects, D'Addario Strings, Devilstone Guitars and CoreX2 Cables.

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