Chris Frazier

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Chris Frazier
Chris Frazier performing with Foreigner at Centro de Convenciones Claro, Lima-Peru, 02/04/2013
Background information
Birth nameChristopher Frazier
Born1967
Bethesda, Maryland, United States
GenresHard rock, Heavy metal, Instrumental rock, Progressive metal
OccupationsDrummer
LabelsGeffen, SPV
Associated actsWhitesnake, Eddie Money, Doug Aldrich, Steve Vai, Tak Matsumoto Group, Edgar Winter, Eric Sardinas, Foreigner
 
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Chris Frazier
Chris Frazier performing with Foreigner at Centro de Convenciones Claro, Lima-Peru, 02/04/2013
Background information
Birth nameChristopher Frazier
Born1967
Bethesda, Maryland, United States
GenresHard rock, Heavy metal, Instrumental rock, Progressive metal
OccupationsDrummer
LabelsGeffen, SPV
Associated actsWhitesnake, Eddie Money, Doug Aldrich, Steve Vai, Tak Matsumoto Group, Edgar Winter, Eric Sardinas, Foreigner

Christopher Ridgeway Frazier (born 7 September 1967[1] in Bethesda, Maryland, United States[2]) is a musician who has been a world-class drummer, and known in the professional ranks since he started recording and touring with guitar virtuoso Steve Vai from 1985 through 2001. Chris was the touring drummer with classic rock icon, Eddie Money from 2003 through 2006, when he was approached to become the drummer of veteran rock band Whitesnake.

Frazier was called up by David Coverdale in May 2006, Coverdale took an instant liking to him. Frazier had done work extensive with Whitesnakes guitar player, Doug Aldrich in the past.[3] Chris was with Whitesnake through December, 2010.

Before Whitesnake, Frazier worked with Eddie Money (2003–06), Edgar Winter and TMG (Tak Matsumoto Group), which featured Jack Blades and Eric Martin as well. Chris had worked with Whitesnake guitarist Doug Aldrich on his solo albums, and with guitar virtuoso Steve Vai.

Chris is currently the drummer for the iconic band Foreigner, having joined in September 2012.

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