Chris Walz

Musician/Educator

  An early musical effort.

An early musical effort.

  Playing my old Yamaha 12 string for a high school photography project.

Playing my old Yamaha 12 string for a high school photography project.

  Early Old Town School days.

Early Old Town School days.

  Always a pleasure playing with my friend, Mark Dvorak.

Always a pleasure playing with my friend, Mark Dvorak.

  The Special Consensus. Colby Maddox, me, Andrea Roberts, and Greg Cahill.

The Special Consensus. Colby Maddox, me, Andrea Roberts, and Greg Cahill.

  Long Journey Home at The Old Town School opening for one of our musical heroes, Norman Blake.

Long Journey Home at The Old Town School opening for one of our musical heroes, Norman Blake.

  Keith Baumann and me with Norman Blake.

Keith Baumann and me with Norman Blake.

  Woody Guthrie's daughter, Nora and me at the Woody Guthrie Centennial Celebration I produced at the Old Town School in 2012.

Woody Guthrie's daughter, Nora and me at the Woody Guthrie Centennial Celebration I produced at the Old Town School in 2012.

  A couple sets of Country Blues at the old Buddy Guy's Legends.

A couple sets of Country Blues at the old Buddy Guy's Legends.

  Eric Zorn, Mary Schmich, Studs Terkel, and me at the 2006 Studs Terkel Awards. Eric, Mary, and I had the honor to perform at this event for several years.

Eric Zorn, Mary Schmich, Studs Terkel, and me at the 2006 Studs Terkel Awards. Eric, Mary, and I had the honor to perform at this event for several years.

  Playing at the old Bill's Blues in Evanston.

Playing at the old Bill's Blues in Evanston.

  Another musical hero, Tony Rice having a look at my Santa Cruz Tony Rice model guitar.

Another musical hero, Tony Rice having a look at my Santa Cruz Tony Rice model guitar.

  Tony Rice giving me some set up advice.

Tony Rice giving me some set up advice.

  John McEuen playing my OOO28. 

John McEuen playing my OOO28.