Chris Bristol

Oral History Information

Interview Date
Job Title
President
Company Name
Roland US

Chris Bristol was a music retailer in Southern California when a salesman came in one day to show him some gear from a new company called Roland. Chris took to the products right away. With his background as a musician and engineer he could understand the dedication that was put into the products. In 1978 Chris was offered a job at Roland US as a salesman in the Pacific North West and as a service trainer for customer service. He helped launch the BOSS products for Roland, beginning at the June 1978 NAMM Show and has made major contributions to the success and expansion of the product line.