Chris Juergensen

Guitar Collective

Native 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 New York where he continues to write, record, play and teach.

In December of 2015 Chris relocated back to New York City to join the team at The Collective School of Music. 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 countless movies and commercicals such as Regrets, The Awakened, A Nun a Gun and a Prostitute, and most recently in Victory Motorcycle’s promotional videos.

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).

Chris is available for Private lessons.
Please call (212) 741-0091 extension: 104 for availability.