'Undoubtedly one of the best guitarists on the Continent today. Pure class.'
Valencia Blues Society, Spain.
2020 & 2021 UK BLUES AWARD FINALIST
Blues Instrumentalist of the Year.
NEWS 2021 -
*Chris is a finalist for 'Blues Instrumentalist
of the Year' in the UK Blues Awards 2021.
* 'Coolerator' awarded 'Best Instrumental
Album of the Year' - Blues Junction Productions
*New album 'INFERNO' in production
'In short: a masterpiece.'
Blues News, Germany
Chris Corcoran, The Brit King of Jump Blues Guitar, leads his self-styled trio & seven piece band. He is the guitarist's guitarist and one of the UK's finest Blues and R&B players, performing across the UK and Europe for the last 25 years. His unique brand of instrumental Blues is exciting, dynamic and a completely original presence on the UK Blues scene.
2020 saw the release of Chris's second 'big band' album, entitled 'Coolerator'., which follows on from his 2017 CD release ‘Blues Guitar Grooves’. Both albums were awarded ‘Instrumental Album of the Year’ by US magazine, Blues Junction Productions.
Widely respected as one of the UK’s finest Blues guitarists, he was profiled in Issue 406 of Guitarist Magazine (May 2016), with examples of his signature licks and accompanying video on the Guitarist Youtube channel. The magazine followed this in 2017 by inviting Chris to produce a series of Jump Blues articles and videos. These articles were reproduced in Guitar Techniques 296.
He runs monthly Blues Guitar Masterclasses at Ain't Nothin' But, London's legendary blues bar and teaches pupils all over the world via Skype. He holds the guitar seat for the highly rated Laura B & Her Band and is also a registered composer for Soho based, Felt Music.