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The Road Ahead

by Chris Thompson

Colorado Mountain Music meets Island Groove. Chris tells his tales over fiddle, sax, mando, banjo, keys and tasty guitar work. A tapestry of foot-stomping bluegrass, rock & reggae tunes. Produced by Bill Nershi.
Genre: Rock: Americana
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Traffic
Christopher K Thompson
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2. Rest My Soul
Christopher K Thompson
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3. Gore Massacre
Christopher K Thompson
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4. Rainfall
Christopher K Thompson
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5. Island Bluegrass
Christopher K Thompson
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6. Ernie's Tune
Christopher K Thompson
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7. One Eyed Jack
Christopher K Thompson
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8. Free Rider
Christopher K Thompson
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9. Sweet Giulia
Christopher K Thompson
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10. Slip Away
Christopher K Thompson
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11. Crazy Suzy
Christopher K Thompson
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12. The Road Ahead
Christopher K Thompson
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Album Notes
THE ROAD AHEAD features all original songs by Chris Thompson.
The record was engineered and produced by Bill Nershi of The String Cheese Incident at Sleeping Giant Studio in Nederland, CO.

The record features Keith Moseley on bass (SCI), Tyler Grant on guitar (Emmitt Nershi Band), Christian Teele on drums (eTown), and Andy Thorn on banjo (Emmitt Nershi Band). Special guest performances by Joe Lessard on fiddle (Head for the Hills), Adam Kinghorn on guitar and vocals (Head for the Hills), Jordan Ramsey on mandolin (Long Road Home), David Reid on saxophone, Charlie Provenza on mandolin, James Thomas on keyboard, Ayo Awosika and Susannah Thompson providing backing vocals.

With the release of his new record "THE ROAD AHEAD" (produced by Bill Nershi), Chris has assembled a talented group of musicians to help showcase the new original material while beefing-up his live performance sound. The CORAL CREEK line-up includes top players from the Colorado music scene, including Jim Allard on bass, RT Weber on drums, Stef Briggs on Keys, Dennis Johnson on guitar and David Reid on Saxophone. Members of Coral Creek have performed with distinguished musicians including Bob Weir, Vince Welnick and Tom Constantin (Grateful Dead), Melvin Seals (Jerry Garcia Band), Bill Nershi and Keith Moseley (The String Cheese Incident), Buddy Cage (New Riders of the Purple Sage), Rob Eaton (DSO), Jeff Pevar (Bonnie Raitt, Ray Charles, CSN), Rob Wasseman and other great players.

CHRIS THOMPSON & CORAL CREEK put on a high-energy acoustic/electric show, featuring original material in the rock, reggae, country and bluegrass genres, plus great covers from The Grateful Dead, The Band, Bob Dylan, Peter Rowan, Jimmy Cliff and others - including unique renditions of traditional bluegrass tunes and rock classics.

Originally from Rochester, MN, Chris Thompson has lived and performed in Mexico, Europe, Southern Africa, the Caribbean and most of the US. In 2001, Chris settled down in Colorado, planted roots and started writing and recording his unique flavor of acoustic fusion music. CHRIS THOMPSON & CORAL CREEK has been playing across the Colorado Front Range and US Virgin Islands since 2003.



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