92Y Instructor Biography

Chris Bergson

With MOJO Magazine's #1 Blues Album of 2008, Fall Changes, and #2 Blues Album of 2011, Imitate the Sun, New York guitarist/singer Chris Bergson has established himself as "one of the most inventive songwriters in modern blues music." (Richard Skelly, All Music Guide). Chris Bergson has performed and/or shared the stage with Levon Helm, B.B. King, Norah Jones, Hubert Sumlin, John Hammond, Etta James, Bettye LaVette, Annie Ross, Al Foster and Matt Wilson, to name just a few. Notable past performances include: Blues in Hell (Norway), Harvest Time Blues (Ireland), Groningen Rhythm and Blues Night (Holland), Moulin Blues (Holland), Leicester Blues Festival (UK), River to River Festival (NYC), Joe’s Pub (NYC), The Blue Note (NYC), Jazz Standard (NYC), John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (DC), SXSW (Austin, TX), Levon Helm's Midnight Rambles (Woodstock, NY) and opening for B.B. King at B.B. King's Blues Club (NYC).

Article on Chris Bergson in ROLL Magazine


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