Chris Pimentel - San Francisco Bay Area GuitaristI have been a professional Musician since 1989. I have worked with many different acts, in many different styles. I tend to pride myself on my ability to play different styles convincingly, as well as playing bass. Although I try to remain musically diverse, my true love is Jazz Guitar.

Some names I have worked with: Michael Feinstein, Bobby Caldwell (What you won‘t do),R & B great Al Wilson (Show and Tell) Little Anthony (Tears on my Pillow), The Coasters, The Drifters, the Platters, The Mills Brothers, David Pack (Ambrosia), The Reycards, Timothy B. Schmidt (the Eagles), Patrick Simmons (Doobie Bros.) Rich Little, Ernie Watts, Mel Martin, Bennett Freidman, Mel Graves, Randy Vincent, Peter Welker, George Cables, John Stowell, Julian Lage, Sam Andrew (Big Brother and the Holding Co.) Linda Tillery, Tommy Tutone, Melvin Seals of JGB, (Formerly the Jerry Garcia Band).

Bay Area Dance Bands: Dick Bright Orchestra, Encore, Big City Review, City Lights, Full Motion, Black Market Jazz Orchestra, Rich Martini Orchestra, Chuck Wansley’s After Hours, Mustache Harbor, Tainted Love

Broadway Musicals: Mama Mia, The Full Monty, Wicked, Hairspray, The Color Purple, Annie, The Jersey Boys, Disney’s High School Musical, Grease, and Spamalot, Cats, the off Broadway San Francisco Production of “Love Janis,” and the Broadway Sacramento-Music Circus Presentation of “Big River.” I have also performed with the Marin Symphony and Sun Valley Summer Symphony performances of “Pixar in Concert,” And most recently the Sun Valley Summer Symphony Gala Concert Featuring Audra McDonald.