I have over 45 years experience as a studio musician, with recording sessions and tv shows in Nashville, Los Angeles, Austin, New York City, Moscow and Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
I'm fast and fluent on acoustic, electric, slide, baritone, and nylon string guitars, mandolin, mandola, banjo, tenor banjo, lap steel, Dobro, piano, Hammond B-3, electric piano, accordion, lead and background vocals.
I have relationships with and access to the finest musicians in Austin, including saxophone, pedal steel, cello etc. Although not primarily a songwriter, my original songs have been covered by Gary P. Nunn, Stuart Adamson, Jon Emery, Bill Small, Michael Austin, Sarah Reddick Smith and others.
I've appeared on The Tonight Show (Johnny Carson and Jay Leno), Conan O’Brien, The Grand Ole Opry, Nashville Now and over 100 times on Hee Haw.
"Overdubs by Chris"
gives artists access to easy pro overdubs on their recording project. By all means come to Austin for your entire project, but if you just can’t, we can do it all by email. When Chris plays a part for you it will be uploaded to the MoonHouse Studio website for you to hear and comment on. The final track can be exported in any format you wish.
Chris’ work can be heard on CDs by Jerry Jeff Walker, Roy Clark, Asleep At The Wheel, Robert Earl Keene, Ray Benson, Randy Rogers, Wade Bowen, The Flatlanders, Marcia Ball, Eliza Gilkyson, Bruce Robison, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, The Mystiqueros, Bob Livingston, Susan Herndon, Bill Small, Gary Nicholson, Albert and Gage, Abi Tapia, Michael Austin, Jaime Michaels, Steve Brooks, Aaron Watson, Karen Mal, Erik Moll, Richard Paul Thomas, Todd Hoke, and many others. A complete discography can be found here.
Chris Gage overdubbing electric guitar at Willie Nelson's Pedernales Studio