Chris Daniels

Chris Daniels is an Assistant Professor at the College of Arts & Media, University of Colorado Denver campus. He was inducted into the Colorado Music Hall of Fame in 2013 with the likes of Judy Collins, John Denver, Joe Walsh, and Poco. He was a Grammy co-nominee for his writing and performance with Al Jarreau. Chris has served as musical director with his band (Chris Daniels and the Kings) when the Kings backed Garth Brooks, Vince Gill, John Oates, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Joe Walsh, and many others.

He began teaching songwriting and guitar at Arapahoe Community College in 2001 and was awarded the “Adjunct Professor of The Year” in 2007. That same year Chris was given the honor of a position as an Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado Denver teaching music business.