Chris Buono

Chris Buono

Chris is a Guitar instructor at

Chris Buono makes music with a guitar and lots of pedals. As a leader Chris heads the genre-bending organ trio cB3 featuring Ben Stivers and Tobias Ralph. Chris is the founder and co-writer for the progressive math funk project RedRightReturn that includes Tippan Phasuk, Justin Stanton, Evan Marien and Alex Silvergold. Both cB3 and RedRightReturn are releasing debut albums in 2020. As a sideman and/or guest soloist Chris Buono has performed and/or recorded with Dweezil Zap... (more)

Chris currently offers 3 guitar lessons at JamPlay, with 3 song lessons.

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Rock Songs with Chris Buono

Let's join veteran guitarist, Chris Buono, as he methodically breaks down some of the most popular rock songs from the 60's all the way through the modern era!

"China Grove"

Doobie Brothers

'China Grove' is from The Doobie Brothers' third album, 'The Captain and Me', released in 1973. This familiar classic rock staple topped out at #15 on the Billboard Top 100 and is titled based on an actual small town in Texas. The idea for the title bloomed as the band traveled to and from San Antonio, Texas - passing through China Grove. So without further adieu, let's head to that sleepy little town down around San Antone!

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"She Talks to Angels"

Black Crowes

'She Talks to Angels' was the fourth single to be released from the Black Crowes' seminal first album, 'Shake Your Money Maker'. Released in 1990, the song has become an instantly recognizable classic that continues to inspire acoustic guitar players of past and current generations with its clever use of open tunings and tender vocals.

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"Sunshine of Your Love"


Released in 1967 by the British supergroup, Cream, this timeless classic was assembled around the infectious bassline created by bass player Jack Bruce, and was inspired by none other than the late Jimi Hendrix. The song features a young Eric Clapton who was just beginning to gain recognition as one of the preeminent guitarists of all time. Sitting comfortably as track #2 on Cream's second album, 'Disraeli Gears', it has since become the quintessential "first song" learned by many a fledgling guitar player.

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