Meet the Eastwood Team - Chris Markferding

    Name :
    Chris Markferding

    Job Title :
    Marketing & Content Manager

    Where are you based :
    Nashville, Tennessee, United States

    How long have you worked for Eastwood :
    Just over 3 years now

    What’s the first guitar you ever bought (and, do you still have it) :
    This isn't one I bought, but let's go back a ways for first guitar was a no name, student sized, acoustic guitar that my Dad found, refinished, and fixed up for me to plunk around on. I gave it to my eldest nephew years ago, when he expressed an interest in learning to play guitar. 

    What’s your favorite gear now :
    Valco FX KGB Dist Jr. and Sidejack Pro DLX

    What are your favorite bands :
    The Clash, Neil Finn, Johnny Marr (post Smiths - sorry Smiths fans, ha!), The Rolling Stones, The Cult, The Jayhawks, BORNS

    Share a fun fact about yourself : 
    I have a bit of a chocolate obsession/hobby that has resulted in me judging chocolate competitions, reviewing chocolate for makers and shops, and doing media coverage of chocolate events.

    Describe, in detail, your ideal morning beverage :
    Dark hot chocolate made with almond milk (not hot cocoa, that’s a totally different thing). After reading that "fun fact" you really didn't think I was going to put coffee, did you?