Chris Letchford // Scale The Summit
2011: LA Weekly named Chris Letchford, #3 for best metal guitarist
under the age of 30!
2011: Metalsucks.net named Chris Letchford in the top 25 for best
modern metal guitarists!
Chris has written 2 instructional books. “Chris Letchford’s Guitar Technique Book” and “Chris Letchford’s Guide To Tapping”
Born on October 7, 1984 in Houston, TX, Christopher Letchford has
quickly began his transition into an aspiring extended-range guitar player.
At the age of 8, he began to play music and over the years it matured
into a serious affair. Chris has acquired over 6 years of private guitar
lessons, which were followed by enrollment in the Musicians Institute
located in Los Angeles, CA as a guitar major and in the GCA program.
While in GCA, he learned how to construct and build his own custom,
handmade guitars. He has also attended Berklee College of Music and
Houston Community College as a music major. He is currently busy
teaching, writing instructional books and touring with his band,
Scale the Summit, signed with Prosthetic Records. Scale The Summit
has had the pleasure of touring with Dream Theater, Zappa Plays Zappa,
Cynic, Devin Townsend, Between The Buried and Me, Fair To Midland,
Periphery, 3, and Protest The Hero, to name a few.
Chris currently endorse’s Ernie Ball Products, Fractal Audio, Mackie,
EMG Pickup’s, InTune Guitar Picks, Rocktron, and Hipshot Bridges.