Song in upcoming movie "The Frozen Ground"
Eric's song "My Heart Belongs To You" is featured in the new Lionsgate Film "The Frozen Ground"
starring Nicolas Cage, John Cusack, Vanessa Hudgens, and 50 Cent (who is a co-producer of the film).
The film is a thriller based on the real-life 1980's Alaskan manhunt for serial killer Robert Hansen. It opens
August 23rd, 2013. The previously unreleased song is heard during this gripping scene...Watch the Trailer
Winner of four 2112 Wammies!
The Washington Area Music Association (WAMA) awarded Eric four 2012 Wammies on Feb. 17th, 2013
at the 27th annual Wammie Awards Gala at the State Theater in Falls Church, VA. Eric received
Wammie Awards for Best Urban Contemporary Vocalist, Best Urban Contemporary Instrumentalist,
Best Urban Contemporary Duo/Group, and Best Urban Contemporary Recording for "Where The Water
Click here to view the full list of 2012 nominees and winners.
My sincere thanks to the Washington Area Music Association and to all who nominated and voted for me.
I am so very grateful and truly honored...thank you! ES
Eric sings new commercial for "The Dog Whisperer" on Nat Geo Wild
Eric is the voice of Cesar Millan in the 2012 season promo for the wildly popular show "The Dog Whisperer"
on Nat Geo Wild. The promo piece is a take on the Lionel Richie song "Hello," airing in over 80 countries worldwide.
On WUSA TV News Channel 9 to commemorate 9/11.
Channel 9 news reporter Bruce Leshan interviews Eric after his performance at the
Takoma Park Folk Festival on September 11th, 2011 to commemorate 10 years of the
attack of 9/11. Eric performs a piece of his song "These Are The Craziest of Times."
The show aired that evening.
Winner of Best Original Song in Film!
Eric has written an original song titled "Runnin'" for the indie film "Tracks." On July 9th, 2011, the song
won the Best Original Song in Film award at the Long Island International Film Expo in New York.
"Tracks" also won the Jury Award for Best Short Film at this prestigious Film Festival, which featured
116 films from around the world. Shot in NYC, Baltimore, and West Virginia, it's a dark, gritty film with a great script. Written by actor/director Kevyn Settle for Napkin Sketch Productions and Big House Digital, the film has also won several other film festival awards, including Best Film at the 2011 Virginia Film Festival. See the trailer
Named one of the best singer/songwriters in Baltimore
Thanks to CBS Baltimore for naming me one of the best in Baltimore!
To view the list click here
On ABC TV, Starzz Network, Showtime, and Cinemax
Eric's tune "I'm Into You" recently appeared in the ABC TV show "Cougartown" starring Courtney Cox, and the Showtime series "Homeland" starring Claire Danes and Mandy Patinkin. His song "My Heart Belongs To You" appears in the Starzz Network movie "Table for Three" starring Brandon Routh and Sophia Bush…now out on DVD. His song "More Than A Little" is now playing in the Cinemax cable TV series "Co-Ed Confidential." Eric's song "Life of the Party" appears in the Season 1 DVD of "WKRP in Cincinnati" and his song "Starting Today" appears in the Season 4 DVD of the WB TV show "Felicity."
Performing for troops at Walter Reed Army Hospital
The Songwriters Guild of America invited Eric, country star Pam Tillis, multi-platinum songwriter and SGA president Rick Carnes, and singer Bob Sima to perform for recuperating soldiers at Walter Reed Army Hospital in Bethesda, MD. Eric was joined by guitarist Mike Stacey for this truly unforgettable afternoon.
In the Washington Post
Thanks to Mike Joyce for his in-depth article on Eric and his new album "RED"
You can read the article here…www.washingtonpost.com
Eric on HGTV
The theme song for the HGTV show "Sleep On It" is a version of the classic rock tune "Paradise By The Dashboard Light" by Meat Loaf. Meat couldn't make the recording session, so Eric stepped in to sing his parts and play bass. Baltimore artist Niki Barr sings the Karla Bonoff parts. "Sleep On It" airs Wednesdays at 10:30pm eastern and pacific time.
Watch the video below: