Austin-based guitarist, songwriter, and singer Chris Duarte is one of the top ten modern guitarists of our time. Often, compared to some of the greats. Duarte’s sound is all him. Drawing on elements of jazz, blues, and rock & roll, Chris is always pushing the envelope of his instrument and his talent. “I’m a musician who is still out there searching for better ways to get from point A to point B, and better my craft. I’m just not content staying in one place.” Chris Duarte and the Chris Duarte Group are so much more than Texas blues-rock and guitar mastery. “Duarte’s monstrous chops, from funk to punk, from Hendrix to B.B. King, all marked by Duarte’s percussive, in-your-face Strat sound and a subtle use of samples, loops and electronics,” praising Tailspin Headwhacka and Chris Duarte‘s creative musical expression.
2009 - "Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, All Things Blue"
Texas guitar slinger Chris Duarte is a household word among blues guitar aficionados. Duarte's career spans over 20 years and he remains one of the most active touring artists on the blues circuit. This CD is Duarte's first collection, culled from some of the best moments of released and previously unreleased performances from this highly revered guitar hero. - amazon.com
TRACKS: 01. Amy Lee 02. Sun Prairie Blues 03. Something Wicked 04. The Best That I Can Do 05. Satisfy 06. Let s Have A Party 07. Back In Town 08. Chattahoochee Side 09. Outside Man (Unreleased Studio Track) 10. 101 (Live Bootleg) 11. Baddness (Live Bootleg) 12. Like Eric (Live Bootleg) 13. Free 4 Me (Live Bootleg)
2010 - "Infinite Energy"
Chris Duarte Group continues to improve and refine it's craft with each successive release , the new CD "Infinite Energy" will buildexpectations of their loyal fan base as they consistently delivers some of the best work in the context of high energy blues rock. This CD contains moments that bring to mind legendary artists as diverse as Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jimi Hendrix and Eric Johnson. - amazon.com
TRACKS: 01. Ridin' 02. City Life Blues 03. Cross My Heart 04. Waiting On You 05. Sundown Blues 06. Cold Cold Day 07. My Heart Don't Want To Let You Go 08. Killing Time 09. Purple Gloaming 10. Me All Me 11. Hamra St.
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