Chris is regarded as one of the UK's finest contemporary jazz guitarists/composers. He has performed and recorded with Jacqui Dankworth, Gwilym Simcock, the BBC Big Band and Jamie Cullum, amongst others. The CHRIS ALLARD BAND have performed all over the UK and in Europe, including the International Guitar Festival and Ronnie Scott's, and had radio-play as far afield as Los Angeles and Portugal. Invisible Landscape was released in July 2016 on independent label Perdido Records, with a launch gig at Pizza Express Dean St in London. Chris's fourth album as a bandleader, it received excellent reviews; praised for impeccable performances, and a distinctive melodic gift.