I am an "all around drummer" that has over 20 years of experience. I can adjust and adapt to any music style/genre and I have played at over 100 churches and gigs combined in the North Carolina area. I love the smooth pocket, but I have also played styles in jazz, rock, gospel, hiphop/rnb, etc. Never took any classes; just born with the gift. I have my own kits, electronic and acoustic & FYI: I am also a musician that leaves the ego at home!
Samples available upon request!
Great drummer! When you want to hear something slow and smooth-he's got it! When you want something fast and upbeat-he's got it! He is very professional and tries his best to accomodate whenever necessary. Eric most of the time didn't even have to rehearse he just picks up the song by ear which is great for last minute events! Great work Eric, keep it up!
He puts 100% effort into his playing. He plays sharp and can adjust to any song played! After all the previous services, It really makes a difference in the music when he's on the drums!
Price Range: Negotiable
Gig Length: 30 - 180 minutes
What to Expect
I offer a cool, calm, and collected vibe without the big ego. I adjust to any venue or gig and know when the difference between intervals and playing hard or soft. You will get a drummer that carries a professional attitude with the professional sound.
I was born with the gift. Picked up sticks and banged on pots since I was three years old. By five, I was playing full set acoustic kits at different churches while sitting on my fathers lap. By eight, I was playing fully and receiving exposure to various groups and bands. Ever since, I have played all over North Carolina and I feel that my gift is a true blessing that I love to share with others.
Additional Booking Notes
I prefer to be near the lead musician or lead singer. I typically follow and fill in the pocket. But if we rehearse, I can be anywhere.
Any... I am a play by ear musician & can pick up quick.
Influences & Inspiration
Tony Royster Jr
Only require to be mic'd up. Especially depending on venue. (I have my own kits.)
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