Chris Trundle....

Chris has had a life long passion with music starting as early as 6 learning the piano. During his teens he learned to play guitar and started singing and thus formed and fronted first band 'Simmer' who went on to record a single at the legendary Sawmill Studios owned by Muse Manager Dennis Smith. During the bands 7 year tenure they played many gigs, recorded 4 EP's and gained plaudits from top Industry personnel.

The next few years saw Chris complete a BA in Sound and Music Technology and subsequently set up a 24 track recording studio. He has now recorded many tracks and currently has had a semi-final position in the United Kingdom Song-Writing Contest (UKSC) with self written, recorded and produced song 'Sublime'. Other projects have also seen him design music for award winning websites and the lifts at Plymouths Derriford Hospital.

In his professional life, Chris has been working as a Music Leader for 6 years - leading workshops for groups of all shapes and sizes in many different areas of music including Brazilian Samba, African Drumming alongside more traditional instrument teaching such as guitar and drums - Working with all abilities ranging from SEN, primary, secondary, excluded and adult.

Chris is a multi instrumentalist and avid performer and loves to be in front of a crowd having fun which with Blackbird is a guaranteed experience!

Chris Trundle