Kris began playing drums at age 6. Influenced by his father Gus Gustofson who was a professional Jazz drummer and worked for Woody Herman, Dizzy Gillespie, Brew Moore, Harry James and Bobby Darin ( Played drums on "Mack The Knife" and " Beyond the Sea") Kris played in all the school bands and gained experience at school concerts. His first paying job was when he was 14 years old. Kris has gigged with Vernon Alley, Chuck Travis, Don Prell, Don Pender, John Coppobianco, Max Borjon, Vince Ctellis, Jon Handy, Clyde Williamson, Bill Perkins, And many others.
Kris Gustofson Discography
Trauma " Scratch And Scream" Shrapnel Records
St Elmos Fire " St Elmos Fire" CBS Records
St Elmos Fire " Warning From the Sky" BMG
St Elmos Fire " Powerdrive" BMG
St Elmos Fire " Desperate Years" BMG
Richard Grieco " Waiting For The Sky to Fall" Edel
Moon Dog Mane " Turn it Up" Kotch
Mechanizm " Meat For The Machine"
Mechanizm " Turn Away From the Sun"
Mechanizm " Your Creation"
Kurt Fry " Addicted" Disc makers"
Jon Dunmore " Hypnotica" Seagull Entertainment
Jon Dunmore " Baptized By Fire" Ariolla