Chris is currently in the studio producing an album with DustMagnet. Stay tuned;  drop.kick.pop single will be released soon!

mahavishnu_volume_2.jpg Mahavishnu Re Defined

I am very excited to be a part of ESC Records latest project; Mahavishnu Re-Defined Vol. 2.

The first compilation featured Billy Cobham, Vinnie Colaiuta, Dennis Chambers, Dave Fiuczynski, and Nguyen Le among others.

Tyger MacNeal and David Livolsi joined me to record my arrangement of “Miles Beyond.” 

Steve Vai and David Torn are just a couple of artists to appear on the box set.
 The album Only Human has caught the attention of several national and international awards.

LA Music Awards
The guy has been nominated for the second year in a row, for Instrumental Artist of the Year, by Los Angeles Music Awards .

Icarus won Best Instrumental at the 2009 Malibu Music Awards . Click here to watch the video.

Icarus and Zebra Club have been awarded Honorable Mention
at the Mid-Atlantic Song Contest

The US Department of State awarded the Chris Schreiner Project (Jens Kuross and Will McEvoy) for Bridging the Cultural Gap to Nepal in 2008 at the Himalayan Blues Festival.

Muses Muse Award 2009

An Interlude In Bléu has won Best Instrumental from
The Muse’s Muse Editors Choice Award (Los Angeles)

Urban Music Awards
The guy was a finalist for the Urban Music Awards “America’s Next Urban Superstar.” The ceremony was held at the Hammerstein Ballroom.





Only Human is the 8 track debut release of Christopher Schreiner A.K.A. the guy. The compositions appeal to guitarists on account of the nuance, tone, and technique, the non-musician listener will appreciate the interesting arrangements, groove and overall mood of the pieces. 


  “…the songs bring to mind Eric Johnson…his use of notes…Jeff Beck.”
- John Heidt, Vintage Guitar Magazine

the guy is spacey, quietly flashy, and intense.”
- Jim Fusilli, Wall Street Journal

“(Only Human is an) extraordinary piece of work.”
- K.V.K Rock Report

"Only Human…will appeal to both guitar aficionados and anyone that’s a lover of music that’s done well."
- C.W. Ross CW’s Place

“…Sweet, sweet playing guy! I mean really beautiful… They say one’s playing is evocative of who they are. If that’s true, you must be a really nice guy!”
- Steve Vai



Guitar Player Magazine's 2008 Guitar Superstar Competition
Sep 13, 2008

I have been selected as one of ten competitors, we will be performing at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco. I am very exicted to have been chosen and the competition will coincide with the release of my new album "Only Human."

*** Special Update 9/19 ***
The Wall Street Journal - A Guitar Contest With a Winning Surprise By JIM FUSILLI
"We're under way at Guitar Player magazine's fourth annual Guitar Superstar Competition, held Saturday here at the Great American Music Hall. Up on the balcony are the judges: guitar gods Joe Satriani and Steve Vai; the Cars' Elliott Easton; Dokken's George Lynch; and Brendon Small, a death-metal guitarist who's behind "Metalocalypse," an Adult Swim series on TV's Cartoon Network... 

The fourth contestant, from Norwalk, Conn., performs as "the guy." His spacey approach is quietly flashy and intense, but at a crucial moment he hesitates, as if drawing a breath, before a furious flurry." Read the Full Article Here .