photo: Ian Burgess
Chris Leslie
A current member of Fairport Convention, Chris also played with Dave Swarbrick in Whippersnapper on fiddle/viola/mandolin/mandola. Niles Hokkanen calls him "a real fine player—very Swarb-influenced." Chris plays an Ozark F5 mandolin with a Mike Vanden single-coil pickup and a Fylde Octavia Bouzouki with an Ashworth passive saddle pickup.