Chris Bishop – Bass/Vocals
Chris was inspired to start a band in high school after seeing The Beatles on Ed Sullivan. In college, he played rock n’ roll at ski lodges, was Assistant Principle Double Bass in the Berkshire Symphony and studied jazz with Jimmy Garrison, John Coltrane’s bass player.
After graduating, Chris toured and recorded with McKendree Spring, making three albums and opening for The Eagles, ZZ Top, Fleetwood Mac and Frank Zappa among many others.
In 1976, Chris moved to New York City and worked with artists including Robert Palmer, Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, Darius Brubeck, Marc Cohn, Elliott Randall, and Jon Pousette-Dart. He relocated to Connecticut in 1993 and has been playing with Otis & The Hurricanes for over 20 years.