Chris Tolle began work on his 2016 solo album, “Early Reflections,” in 2008 after his wife got pregnant. He “started thinking of the universe in a grander scale. Suddenly I had some (things) I wanted to say.” In 2015, The Star photographed Tolle with his favorite guitar, a Les Paul, for a story celebrating the 100th anniversary of the guitar pioneer.
Chris Tolle began work on his 2016 solo album, “Early Reflections,” in 2008 after his wife got pregnant. He “started thinking of the universe in a grander scale. Suddenly I had some (things) I wanted to say.” In 2015, The Star photographed Tolle with his favorite guitar, a Les Paul, for a story celebrating the 100th anniversary of the guitar pioneer. Allison Long along@kcstar.com
Chris Tolle began work on his 2016 solo album, “Early Reflections,” in 2008 after his wife got pregnant. He “started thinking of the universe in a grander scale. Suddenly I had some (things) I wanted to say.” In 2015, The Star photographed Tolle with his favorite guitar, a Les Paul, for a story celebrating the 100th anniversary of the guitar pioneer. Allison Long along@kcstar.com
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