Pianist Eric Verlinde has excited audiences worldwide with his energetic and passionate performances. His music touches the very soul of the listener. He has played with Arturo Sandoval, Randy Brecker, Eric Alexander, Terell Stafford, Mark Murphy, Luis Conte, Thelma Huston, Don Lamphere, Jay Thomas, Buddy Cattlet, Greta Matassa, and Luis Peralta. He is in high demand and is constantly performing, refining the sound and creating new music. His different groups create music that is pure, creative, spontaneous, superbly structured and melodic.
Eric has just released his new CD, "Firewalker." It marks the second collection of his compositions which range in styles from latin jazz to swinging hard-bop. It has some trio tunes with Chuck Kistler on bass and Andre Thomas on drums. They are joined by Tony Grasso on trumpet, Brian Kent on saxophone and percussionist Arturo Rodriguez. It is available on CD Baby and iTunes.