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Chris Ayer
Birth name Chris Ayer
Born January 7, 1984 (1984-01-07) (age 26)
McLean, Virginia, USA
Origin Stanford, California, USA
Genres Blues rock
Pop rock
Occupations Singer-songwriter
Instruments Vocals

Chris Ayer is a solo guitar artist. A graduate of Stanford University, where he studied philosophy and music, Chris began playing the guitar and writing songs when he was 18 years old. While at Stanford, Chris also sang with the Stanford Mendicants, an all-male a cappella group.[1] Chris released his first EP, Static, in June 2003 (which sold over a thousand copies), a live album in 2004, an album of acoustic demos in 2005, and a self-produced EP entitled New Songs, which received national airplay.[1]

His first full-length album, This Is The Place, was recorded in Nashville and produced by Jason Gantt (The Chieftains, Brooks & Dunn, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill).

Ayer was a winner in the folk category in the 2006 John Lennon Songwriting Contest for his original song "Evaporate".[2]

Ayer attended The Potomac School from kindergarten until twelfth grade, he also went on two tours with MC Lars as a live guitarist and singer in the UK in 2006.





Date of Release Title Label US Billboard Peak
August 18, 2009 Don't Go Back to Sleep Another Record Company
November 7, 2006 This is the Place Self Released
August, 2005 New Songs Self Released
June, 2003 Static (EP) Self Released


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