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When my band, Highway Jackson, split I was left with a huge void in my life. After revisiting my roots playing the piano I decided to become a piano based musician/singer/songwriter and started jamming with a few bands. I was very fortunate to be able to tour in 2010 with The Goodnight Process, as well as with the Kurt Baker Band through the US and Europe and learned a lot about being a musician and even more about being a songwriter/artist. Through playing out I've been able to meet a lot of other great musicians and artists and have had the pleasure of doing some recording with Div Kid, Kane Grogan, Kurt Baker, The Connection, Dean Ford, Jack and Aces, and even a punk rock record or two! It's been a really exciting year and I thought it'd be a great time to release an EP of my own material. It's been two years since I've released any original music and these are 6 of the songs I've written over the past few years. They were recorded raw and with attitude at The Electric Cave in Portsmouth, NH. It's an old studio with more attitude than an old lady and also houses a rhodes, a Hammond organ, and an out of tune honky tonk piano. I'm stoked that I was able to record most of the piano parts at The Press Room in Portsmouth, which is one of Portsmouth's premiere venues with a beautiful grand piano. While this record is the cheapest professional recording I've ever done, I've also never been happier about a recording. Drew Brown did an amazing job mixing and mastering and The Dirty Gems(Kurt Baker - bass and backing vox, Wyatt King - skins, Tyler Johnson - electric guitar, Zac Uncles - pedal steel guitar, Meg Doherty - backing vox) gave these songs new life. It's my pleasure to introduce "Kris Rodgers and The Dirty Gems"