Chris Buono makes music with a guitar and lots of pedals. As a leader Chris heads the genre-bending organ trio cB3 featuring Ben Stivers and Tobias Ralph. When not in charge, Buono has performed and/or recorded with Dweezil Zappa, Snarky Puppy, Bumblefoot, Karsh Kale, Graham Haynes, David Fiuczynski, Oz Noy, Keith Carlock, Rodney Holmes, Steve Jenkins, Dave Martone, Dopapod, Consider the Source, JAZZ IS PHSH and many more.
As an educator, Chris teaches guitarists from all over the world through various platforms. Currently, Chris is a prolific TrueFire artist, a regular Guitar Player magazine contributor and an in-demand private instructor. Other platforms have been Berklee College of Music, Guitar One magazine in addition to published works through Hal Leonard and Alfred among others. Chris Buono is responsible for nearly 50 TrueFire products including the celebrated Guitar Gym series, eight instructional books and over 50 guitar magazine articles.
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