chris haugen

cosmic slide guitar

Chris Haugen is a nationally recognized guitarist and producer based on the West Coast. Chris is known for his fluid, innovative style, musical intuition,  and warm soulful tone.

Chris plays several stringed instruments, and is known widely for slide guitar and Weissenborn (lapsteel). Chris' music expresses his heart-felt curiosity, and draws deeply on his 30 year yoga practice, and surfing in Northern California. A personal highlight for Chris  is having accompanied surf legend and yogi Gerry Lopez at his yoga class at Wanderlust. His recent album "First Light" is a deep meditation steeped in hope and vision, with the intent of bringing a sense of calm and connection to listeners.