Chris Amsler



Born and raised in Santa Monica, California, Chris began playing guitar, drums and singing at age 10. He studied percussion, music theory and sound under legendary movie music master, Murray Spivack. Some of Spivack’s movie credits include; Patton, Spartacus, the Sound of Music and the original King Kong.

Since that time, Chris has performed in bands ranging from traditional jazz to heavy metal on stages such as the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, CBGB's and San Francisco’s Victoria Theater. He has had the honor of sharing the bill with some great musicians, including Tom Waits, The Tubes and Dick Dale. Chris also performed in San Francisco’s stage production of “Hedwig & The Angry Inch”. He regularly tours regionally, nationally and internationally with various musical projects. When at home in Nashville, he continues work on his solo album....Long past due.