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From the age of 19, Eric has been writing and producing his own material. Eric creates all original instrumental songs ranging from acid jazz to smooth jazz to jazz funk using piano or vibes as a lead instrument. Eric has a song called 2 Minute Chase on an album called Groove Axis by The JWB: (The James Ward Band).
Eric's musical journey started at age 17 after he saw the late great Miles Davis in a video later known to him as Tutu Medley. Miles Davis, Jean Luc Ponty, George Duke, Joe Sample, Roy Ayers and Paul Hardcastle are Eric's top influences.
Miles Davis: The way he arranged the tunes at his live concerts.
Jean Luc Ponty: The jazz rock sound that he has with his violin playing.
George Duke: How he made his music fun to listen to.
Joe Sample: His classical sound that he has with the piano.
Roy Ayers: love the way that he plays vibraphone.
Paul Hardcastle: The timeless sound with his music.
Eric's new album called "The Next Chapter" Is an instrumental project full of funk, smooth jazz and more!!
Saucy's Groove: Is a song named after a local band.
The Next Chapter: A fast jazz funk number with a synthesized horn sound and a slap bass.
An Element Of Surprise: Another jazz funk song using electric piano as a lead.
This One's For C.T: Dedicated to the late great trumpet player Clark Terry.
This Lonely Life: A smooth jazz piece about a person always finding themselves alone.
The Last Breath: This song is about the end of a person's life...(Suicide)