Genres:New Age, Easy Listening, Jazz - Latin , Latin - Jazz, Latin - Brazilian - Samba, Latin - Brazilian - Bossa Nova
ERIC ROBERTS is an accomplished guitarist and bassist as well as composer, and has been playing professionally since the age of 16. He holds a B.A. in Music from Ithaca College and a Master’s in Music from the University of Miami. He has enjoyed a successful career playing in Broadway shows, backing up name entertainers, performing solo guitar concerts, giving music workshops, and providing music for every type of occasion. His repertoire ranges from classical to jazz, smooth jazz to brazilian, and nuevo flamenco to new age. He works as a solo performer with tracks, as a guitar duo and with a quartet.
His debut CD, “IN A SILENT PLACE”, featuring world renowned cellist, David Darling, has been receiving accolades the world over, and most recently the track “Flowing” became a finalist in the “new age” category of the 2009 Independent Music Awards and the track “Cella’s Song”, written for his wife, won first place in the “instrumental” category of the 2007 USA Songwriting Competition. His music can currently be heard on XM and Sirius Radio as well as Comcast’s “Music Choice” channel on their “Soundscapes” program.
In addition, his music has been licensed via Pump Audio to HBO, A&E, and other cable channels.
His new EP, “MY BRAZILIAN HEART”, features many of his smooth jazz and brazilian compositions, including “Children’s Song”, which just won first place in the “instrumental” category of the 12th Annual Great American Song Contest.
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