Christopher Bear

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Chris Bear
Birth nameChristopher Robert Bear
Born (1982-07-19) July 19, 1982 (age 36)
OriginWinfield, Illinois
InstrumentsDrums, percussion instrument, vocals, keyboards, xylophone, lap steel, glockenspiel
Years active2005-Present
LabelsWarp Records, Kanine Records
Associated actsGrizzly Bear, Dirty Projectors, Beach House
WebsiteGrizzly Bear web site

Christopher Bear (born July 19, 1982) is a drummer and multi-instrumentalist member of the Brooklyn-based indie-rock group Grizzly Bear.[1][2]

Bear joined the group with singer Ed Droste for contributions on their first record, Horn of Plenty. He also contributed to Earl Greyhound's self-titled EP in 2004.[3]

In addition to his continuing work with Grizzly Bear, Bear was briefly a member of Dirty Projectors. Bear continues developing his independent career most recently working on arranging soundtracks for the HBO series High Maintenance.[4] Bear has also performed live and recorded drums with the band Beach House.[5]


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