Special Guest – Jazz Institute Online
ulti-Grammy nominated drummer Eric Harland is the most in-demand drummer of his generation. He has already been on close to 200 recordings by the age of 36. Eric has been recognized in the Boston Globe, New York Times, JazzTimes, Modern Drummer, All About Jazz, The New Yorker, DownBeat, L’uomo Vogue, and other prominent publications. It has been his privilege to share the stage with masters such as Betty Carter, Joe Henderson, McCoy Tyner, Michael Brecker, Terence
Blanchard, Branford and Wynton Marsalis, Wayne Shorter, Savion Glover, and many others, as well as today’s emerging artists like Esperanza Spalding, Jane Monheit, Taylor Eigsti, Julian Lage, and Stacie Orrico. He currently performs with James Farm (with Joshua Redman), PRISM (with Dave Holland and Kevin Eubanks), Sangam (with Charles Lloyd and Zakir Hussain, and Voyager, Eric’s own widely-recognized group. He has also collaborated with artists as diverse in style as Les Claypool, Primus, Dispatch, and John Mayer. Voyager recently released their newest album Vipassana to critical acclaim.