Chris Bullock is a saxophonist, multi-instrumentalist, and composer. The Snarky Puppy member has recently stepped out as a leader with the independent release of his debut record, Boomtown. This album is a hybrid of sorts. On the album, Chris has explored ways to combine his varied interests in jazz, woodwind chamber music, electronic music, and hip hop production elements.
As a longtime member and composer for Snarky Puppy, he has received three Grammy awards and maintains an active schedule performing for audiences all over the world. Chris resides in Brooklyn, NY where he balances his time leading his solo project, playing live shows with a diverse range of artists, and performing for studio sessions.
Originally from Asheville, NC, Chris’ musical obsession began as a child with early interests in the Beach Boys, hip-hop cassettes, and learning the clarinet and electric guitar. Over time the saxophone became central to his music making.
As a multi-instrumentalist, Chris has performed and recorded with a variety of artists including David Crosby, Michael McDonald, Lalah Hathaway, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Charlie Hunter, Chris Thile, Eric Harland, Phish, and Soulive. In addition to his work as a live musician, Chris enjoys working with young musicians as a clinician. Chris Bullock plays D’addario reeds, Yamaha Saxophones, and Earthquaker Devices FX pedals. You can find more info at chrismbullock.com.