Chris Rodriguez

Keith Urban guitarist

Chris Rodriguez was born in Bronx, New York, later moving to Nashville, Tennessee. In Nashville he would grow to become a veteran of the music scene by the early 1990s. His debut album, Beggar's Paradise, was released by Sony in 1999, by which time he had collaborated on projects with country and CCM acts such as Amy Grant, Michael W. Smith, Wynonna Judd, and Shania Twain. Chris continues to be in demand as a session musician with other artists on the Nashville scene, such as Kenny Rogers, Kenny Loggins, and LeAnn Womack.

In addition to three solo albums, Chris Rodriguez has appeared on a number of albums by other artists, including: Kenny Rogers - "42 Ultimate Hits" (2004), Michael Bolton - "Greatest Hits 1985-1995" (2003), Kenny Loggins - "It's About Time" (2003), Kenny Loggins - "The Essential Kenny Loggins" (2002), Lee Ann Womack - "Something Worth Leaving Behind" (2002),Peter Cetera - "You're the Inspiration" (1997), Kenny Loggins - "The Unimaginable Life" (1997), Kenny Loggins - "Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow: The Greatest Hits" (1997), Kenny Loggins - "Return to Pooh Corner" (1994), Kenny Loggins - "Outside: From the Redwoods" (1993), Amy Grant - "Heart in Motion" (1991), Michael W. Smith - "Big Picture" (1987).

Rodriguez also plays guitar on tours with major national acts, including Kenny Loggins and Keith Urban. Chris is currently touring with Keith Urban, playing 2 Category 5 Allen heads and 2 x 12 extension cabs.

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