Out Today: Christopher Hawley’s “Stories”

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Acclaimed musician Christopher Hawley releases his new album Stories, today; the much awaited record. Available now on digital outlets , he brings a thought provoking album to the table.

After studying classical guitar as a child and playing in the jazz band in high school, Hawley co-founded Mucis, a Colorado jam band whose members signed to a label and toured nationally in a retrofitted school bus. He could never get enough of being on the road performing original music, so when the band broke up, Hawley became a solo roots rock singer-songwriter and forged on in Los Angeles.

A few years back, Hawley’s friend, Randy Wooten, offered to produce a few tracks in exchange for surf lessons for his girlfriend’s son. Hawley and Wooten began writing together on a regular basis. Their prolific partnership produced a long list of songs. One song, “Sidewalks and Bars,” was conceptualized during one of those surf lessons.

What began as a casual collaboration between two friends in Venice soon became a full-length album now known as Stories.

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