Chris Vitarello is a gifted guitarist, inducted into the blues hall of fame in 2013. While Chris loves the blues, he’s also an accomplished and acclaimed jazz guitarist.
In the last 20 years Chris has been a band member, recorded or shared the stage with The Legendary Jimmy McGriff, Bruce Katz, Butch Trucks, John Hammond, Jerry Jemmot, James Montgomery Band, Tad Robinson, Jay Collins, Vanessa Collier, Diane Blue, Natalie Forteza, The Chris O’Leary Band, Dennis Gruenling, Roxy Perry, Diane Blue, Jeremy Baum, Bud Maltin, Jon Bates Band, Joel Frahm and Bernard Purdie to name a few.He has appeared on 30 plus albums and continues to perform nationally and internationally.
He tours with JB3, Diane Blue, Vanessa Collier (Blues Award winner) and Blues Blast, Blues Award winning Chris O’Leary. Chris attended Berklee College of Music from 1991 to 1993. He earned a bachelor’s degree in music at Western Connecticut State University in 2001. He is always working on his own recording projects as well as other artist’s.
Chris teaches all forms of contemporary guitar; blues, funk, rock, pop, jazz. Chris will contact you directly to schedule your lessons.