Local Guitarist and CCAE Faculty Chris Brenne Performs Music from his Latest Album, ‘Nice Avec Toi’


Area musician and CCAE guitar teacher Chris Brenne recently released his finger-style acoustic guitar CD “Nice Avec Toi.” A longtime Cambridge resident, Brenne is a veteran guitar teacher at the Cambridge Center for Adult Education. Brenne will perform July 20, Friday, in Cambridge. The following is a press release with more info on the performance.

CHRIS BRENNE, finger-style acoustic guitarist, will be in concert at Spiegel Hall, Blacksmith House, 56 Brattle St., Cambridge Center for Adult Education, Friday, July 20, 8 p.m. Concert will feature the versatile musician’s new instrumental CD, “Nice Avec Toi,” which focuses on the Arlington guitarist’s meditative side. Special guest: Parul Vakani from Brenne’s band Red Velvet Slide. Tickets: $8 in advance, $10 at the door. Reservations: info@chrisbrenne.com.

Chris Brenne’s new CD, “Nice Avec Toi,” follows in the pioneering vein of his previous CD, “Lady of the Spice Lands.” These groundbreaking recordings focus on meditative finger-style acoustic guitar pieces well-suited for yoga classes and similar pursuits. The guitarist is also slated to perform several times at the Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts next month. Brenne is part of the band Red Velvet Slide, which has released “Monsoon” and a self-titled CD. Originally from Sweden, Brenne has a bachelor’s degree from the Berklee College of Music.

You read more about Chris and listen to clips of his music at his web site: www.chrisbrenne.com (the music is really quite beautiful). Congratulations Chris!


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