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Hailed by Living Blues as A Serious Talent, New York guitarist, singer and songwriter CHRIS BERGSON is that exceptionally rare individual with the burgeoning talent and emotional reserve to embrace fully the indigenous music of the South, along with R&B, rock and folk.

With MOJO Magazine's #1 Blues Album of 2008, Fall Changes, and #2 Blues Album of 2011, Imitate the Sun, New York guitarist/singer Chris Bergson has established himself as "one of the most inventive songwriters in modern blues music" (Richard Skelly, All Music Guide), creating his own blend of blues, roots and soul. Chris Bergson has performed and/or shared the stage with Hubert Sumlin, Levon Helm, B.B. King, Norah Jones, John Hammond, Etta James, and Bettye LaVette, among many others.
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Born in New York City but raised in Somerville, Massachusetts, Chris Bergson returned to Manhattan in 1995. While backing jazz singers Annie Ross, Dena DeRose, Sasha Dobson, and Norah Jones, he released Blues for Some Friends of Mine and Wait for Spring on Juniper Records in 1997 and 2000, respectively.

In 2002, Bergson was appointed a Jazz Ambassador of the USA by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, touring Africa with his trio. Evolving to further embrace the blues while also adding pop influences, he followed up with Blues (2003) and Another Day (2005). Chris' 2007 release Fall Changes proved to be his triumphant artistic breakthrough, establishing him as an eloquent, evocative and lyrical songwriter with a sharp urban vision. Recorded at Levon Helm's Woodstock studio, it led to Bergson being personally invited to perform at the famed drummer's Midnight Rambles while opening the way for more stateside festivals and subsequent tours of Europe.