About Chris Manning

Chris Manning is a Dallas-based guitarist, songwriter, and session player. As an artist with a wide-variety of musical tastes, Chris' music remains difficult to categorize. Heavily influenced by rock heavy weights Jimi Hendrix, King's X, Deep Purple, Jimmy Page, Joe Satriani, Bruce Kulick, and George Lynch as well as new age artist Craig Chaquico, Chris' style balances technique and melody.  

Balancing Technique and Melody

To date, he has released four guitar-oriented instrumental CD's spanning multiple genres, was featured in Guitar Player magazine (Dec 2008), and shared stages with Drowning Pool, George Lynch and Lynch Mob, Michael Schenker, Yngwie Malmsteen, Dokken, Stephen Pearcy (Ratt), and Dangerous Toys. He is also a founding member of The Zeppelin Project, one of the top Zeppelin tributes in the southwest. 


"Chris Manning is an exceptional guitarist and musician."
- Steve Mueller (Mesa/Boogie LTD)


"Good instrumental rock albums only get produced once-in-a-while. One of the most recent additions to that list of albums is Symmetry from Chris Manning". 

- Matheson Kamin, RockandRollReview.com


"I REALLY liked this album. Excellent production, slick artwork and packaging, and a deft hand on the guitar, and writing, made each track stand out. Not a weak one in the bunch". 

- Joel Pirard, EvO:R Entertainment



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