Chris Loocke is a Nashville based guitarist who graduated from Berklee College of Music in 2008 with degrees in Music Business/management and guitar performance. While at Berklee he honed his skills as a session guitarist. Since graduating, he has been booked solid on the road and in the studio. Chris has played guitar with: Josh Gracin (American Idol, #1 single Po’ Folks), brazilian jazz legend Rosa Passos (Sony Records), American Idol’s Kristy Lee Cook (Broken Bow Records, American Idol), James Wesley (Broken Bow Records), Love and Theft (RCA Records), The Lunabelles (Sony Records), Recorded guitars for Dashboard Confessional’s Mike Marsh. He has played with a long list of other talented musical groups in a wide variety of genres.
Chris has recorded guitar on major musical theater productions by Ted Swindley, Parrish Stanton and a host of others. These productions have been featured nationally, at the Country Music Hall of Fame and famous Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN. He has recorded guitar on a growing list of records with famous and up and coming artists. Chris has been featured in major music videos (Arista records, Sony) on MTV Networks, Country Music Television and Great American Country. In addition, Chris has co-written songs with The Nappy Roots, Josh Gracin, Aaron Accetta (Universal Motown, forever the sickest kids, Jordan Knight), Dave Thomson (#1 hit Canada “California”, Sony/ATV publishing), and many other songwriters with major publishing deals. Chris Loocke
“I’m loving my new guitar, it’s turning heads already. It sounds amazing, and feels so good to play!”
Get to know McPherson Artist Chris Loocke in the “Artist of the Month” video.