Bob Parlier is a Chicago-based professional drummer and percussionist and has studied with Paul Wertico, Joel Spencer, and most recently, Clay Condon at Northeastern Illinois University. Previously, he toured nationally as a founding member of the fusion rock group, Strange Arrangement. Currently, Bob records and performs with several bands including Todd Kessler, Diana and the Dishes, Matt Shevitz, and Bluewater Kings Band.
Bob maintains a large studio of private students and is currently the percussion instructor at Oak Park School of Music where he leads community hand drumming classes as well as private lessons for all ages. Bob is a Bosphorus Cymbal endorsed artist.
He currently resides in Oak Park, IL with his wife and son and would never turn down an invitation to go bowling.