Christopher Maloney was born in on March 22, 1969. Both his father and mother were from families of Irish descent, the former from and the latter from . After failed attempts at the recorder and drums, Christopher discovered the bass guitar at age 13 and began performing in local bars and clubs. While attending East Syracuse-Minoa High School, he won a citation from the International Association of Jazz Educators (IAJE), the Louis Armstrong Jazz Award, and performed for then-Vice President . He attended from 1987 until 1991 graduating with a double major in Music and Broadcasting. It was here that he was mentored by jazz composer Stan Gosek, who helped shape Maloney's skills in composition, odd meter, reading, performing and music business.
Christopher Patrick Maloney is an American , and music educator. He is widely known for his work with instrumental hard rock band Cosmosquad, his stints in and with , as an independent solo artist, an instructor at the , and the owner of Absolute Music Studios in Palm Beach County, Florida.