Chris Shar

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Chris Shar (born Christopher Joshua Shar, November 14, 1978) is an American multi-instrumentalist and vocalist.

Shar was born and raised on the Jersey shore, predominantly in Toms River, New Jersey. Shar learned to play the drums at a young age and played in bands during high school. Shar lived in Philadelphia for a number of years where he joined the band Man Man. Shar is a former member of the bands Stiffed,[1] Man Man (under pseudonym Sergei Sogay),[2][3]Santigold,[4] and most recently the drummer in Pours, an indie rock band from Burlington, Vermont. Shar can play numerous musical instruments including the drum kit, electric bass, guitar, bass-guitar, and the keyboard. Shar lives in Burlington, Vermont. Shar has self-produced a number of songs. Shar is diagnosed with muscular dystrophy, a type that mostly affects his legs.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.myspace.com/stiffed
  2. ^ http://citypaper.net/articles/2007/04/19/stillborn-again
  3. ^ Page, Emily, "Of vaudeville and kings- Man Man's music is an old-world trip. NewsReview.com, Sacramento (California) News and Review. October 25, 2007. Retrieved November 13, 2009
  4. ^ http://www.myspace.com/santigold