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Biography

Chris English offers a combination of deep traditional blues and solid original material. Delta blues is his forte, singing, playing guitar and harp, stamping out the time on an old wooden coca cola crate. He uses vintage guitars from the 20's and '30's to replicate the sound and feeling of the blues he has studied and loves.
"Chris English 1/13/07" is his third CD. This is a live, solo, performance of traditional blues and originals. He released second CD, "Lowdown in the House", in July 2004. His first CD, recorded in 1996, "Live at the Avalon", is a combination of solo and his three-piece band.

Performance / Lecture

Currently, Chris is teaching a course in Blues, that he created, at Salisbury University, Salisbury MD, titled "Blues, the Roots of Rock and Roll". This lecture course includes live performances to demonstrate different styles of blues. It also explores the social and economic climate that shaped the folk music as well as the musicians that crafted it.