Chris Matthey: under a blue sun

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Chris was born in Lausanne, Switzerland. He started classical guitar at age 9, moving to an electric at the age of 12. His earliest influences include Kee Marcello , Jon Norum and Richie Sambora. After his rock phase he got into heavier player like Marty Friedman and Alex Skolnick.

Meeting a better guitar player by the name of Guillaume Desboeufs, inspired him into listening to Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, Nuno Bettencourt, Jeff Waters, Ritchie Kotzen and John Petrucci.

He graduated from ETM in Geneva, where he studied with Chrsitophe Godin.

He has gone onto release his first CD called "The Trip of KaïKaï". You can buy the CD from his online shop. There also some mp3s' to listen to.