Eric endorses Stromberg Arch Top Jazz Guitars
M-bass custom electric basses
Acoustic Image Amplifiers
Shark Tooth and Kodiak Crossover thumb picks
Doug's Plugs feedback suppressing F - holeplugs for jazz guitars
IAJE The International Association of Jazz Educators. World renowned Professional
association for musicians and educator in the jazz field. www.iaje.org
The Connecticut Classical Guitar Society (CCGS) is one of the largest guitar societies in America. With hundreds
of members, CCGS is able to host a myriad of world class classical (finger style and jazz) concerts throughout the year. CCGS
releases an annual CD, consisting of pieces composed and performed by its professional members as well (Eric is on this years
CDsee Books/CDs page). Visit www.ccgs.org for more on the CCGS and how to become a member.
Conncecticut Jazz Guitar Society: A handful of CCGS members
who are professional jazz players and enthusiasts are also beginning to establish a Connecticut Jazz Guitar Society (as a
chapter of the CCGS). More details on this will be provided as the this develops this year.
The Connecticut Songwriters
Association (CSA) is celebrating its 21st year as a professional songwriters guild. CSA holds monthly meetings often hosting
guest speakers from the professional music communities in NY and Boston. Many CSA members have had songs used for TV and radio
and have had songs published and recorded by major record labels. For more on CSA click the link below.
is a collective of musicians, club owners, press members and others involved in the music business. CONNcept seeks to support
live local music by assisting in the networking process between music professionals. For more info on Conncept visit
Eric was a scholarship recipient to the National Guitar Workshop.
was awarded a Baldwin Scholarship for further study at the Hartford Conservatory.
Eric was nominated as one of Hartford,
CTs best solo performers by the Hartford Advocate (Hartfords weekly entertainment magazine).
Eric was the only solo
guitarist selected to perform in CONNcepts Battle of the Bands. 14 bands and Eric were selected (out of 50+entries).