Chris Traynor (born June 22, 1973, in Long Island, New York) is an American born guitarist, producer, songwriter and studio musician. He has played with Orange 9mm, Helmet, Bush, Rival Schools, Gavin Rossdale, Blur and High Desert Fires.
Chris has studied guitar with Mark Lonergan from Band of Susans, Richard Lloyd of the rock band Television, Robert Fripp’s Guitar Craft, and bluegrass phenomenon Michael Daves.
Traynor is currently living in Los Angeles and is touring with Gavin Rossdale and the multi platinum selling British rock band Bush. He has recently written and produced High Desert Fires’ debut album “Light is the Revelation”.