Chris Brashear plays fiddle, mandolin and guitar and he is a singer with a wide vocal range and a clear, distinctive voice. He is also a songwriter.
Chris’s multiple talents have not gone unnoticed. He has solo recordings produced by Jody Stecher and Jim Rooney. With his long-time friends and musical compatriots, Peter McLaughlin and Todd Phillips, Chris shared an Artist-in- Residence position at the Museum of Northern Arizona. The trio recently released The Colton House Sessions: Songs For The Southwest .
Current projects include touring with guitarist Peter McLaughlin and performances with the Piedmont Melody Makers. Around his home in Amherst, Massachusetts, Chris heads up the New City Opry and also plays with Jazz Sketches. New recordings in progress include another collaboration with Peter McLaughlin and a solo project called The Ozark Ballads Collection: Vol. 1.