Chris Wood

Chris Wood
Chris Wood was an original member of the psychedelic group “Traffic” which featured Steve Winwood. Chris Wood’s flute and sax playing helped give the group their distinctive sound. His contributions to the group are best exemplified in his sax and flute solo work on “John Barleycorn Must Die” released in 1970 and “Low Spark of High-heeled Boys” released in 1971. He died in his London apartment on July 12th of 1983 due to a prolonged medical illness at the age of 39.

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