Born: March 23, 1973
Erik is a Bay Area Musician, currently living in North Berkeley. He just graduated in May 2006 from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music with a master's degree in composition and is now working as a freelance composer, arranger and trumpeter, leading his own bands as well as playing with bands like the Happy Hour, the Kenny Dorham Project, the Fred Randolph Quintet, Realistic Orchestra, Mitch Marcus Quintet +13, Contemporary Jazz Orchestra, Lavay Smith and her Red Hot Skillet-Lickers, and the Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra. Erik is also currently teaching at the Jazzschool, the San Francisco Waldorf Middle School, and City College of Berkeley...
A moody and introspective album, Intersection is a must-hear for fans of serious modern improvisation.- All Music Guide
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Willing to teach:
Teaching at the Jazzschool in Berkeley,t Los Medanos College, Chabot College,Cal State East Bay, the Stanford Jazz Workshop, Jazzcamp West, Lafayette Jazz Workshop and the Waldorf School in San Francisco.