Chris Golden was raised in Eugene OR where he began playing bass at age 10. He later attended Berklee College of Music in Boston MA where he studied Jazz Composition and received a Bachelors Degree in Performance on electric and upright bass.
Chris now lives in the Los Angeles area where he has recorded and performed with many notable artists including Rod Stewart, Carly Simon, Mick Fleetwood, Black Eyed Peas, Xzibit, Kenny G, Dave Koz, Michael Lington, Miki Howard, Andrae Crouch, Art Garfunkel, Engelbert Humperdinck, Greg Manning, Tommy Coster and Brian Auger. Additionally, Chris continues to compose, produce, perform and record for many independent music and film projects as well as for T.V. and radio. He currently leads his own acoustic and electric jazz quartets.