Chris Rodriguez

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Chris Rodriguez is an American Contemporary Christian musician and singer/songwriter.

Biography[edit]

Rodriguez was born on March 7, 1960, in Bronx New York, and moved to Nashville, becoming a veteran of the scene in the early 1990s. His debut album, Beggar's Paradise, was released by Sony in 1999, by which time he had collaborated on projects with country and CCM acts such as Amy Grant, Michael W. Smith, Wynonna Judd, and Shania Twain. He continues to work as a session musician with other artists on the Nashville scene, such as Kenny Rogers, Kenny Loggins, and Lee Ann Womack. Chris is also the brainchild behind the Nashville based band "The Alternators" that features some of Nashville's best session players that interchange as their schedules allow.

Chris is married and they have two children, Nicole and Andre.

Chris was part of Shania Twain's "the Woman in Me" TV tour band 1995-96 performing selected international venues and television shows with other respected musicians Randy Thomas (co-writer of the song "Butterfly Kisses"), Dan Schafer, Russ Taff, Dave Malachowski, Allison Cornell & Will Owsley.

As of 2007, he is touring with Kenny Loggins. From 2005 to 2010, he toured with Keith Urban.

As of 2010, he is touring with Kenny Loggins as well as officially for LeAnn Rimes.

As of 2011, Chris was working with Don Moen and new artist Jessica Ridley.

As of 2012, Chris is playing Rhythm Guitar for Faith Hill.

From July to November 2012, Chris played Rhythm Guitar for Kelly Clarkson.

Discography[edit]

Solo[edit]

  • Paraíso De Un Mendigo (1991)
  • Beggar's Paradise (1999)
  • Monkey Boy (2007)

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