Eric Roberts

Eric Roberts

 Littleton, Colorado, USA
DuoJazzLatin

Eric Roberts is an award winning guitarist/bassist/composer performing in the styles of jazz, smooth jazz, Brazilian, classical, Nuevo flamenco, new age and more. He performs as a solo artist with backing tracks and in a duo with world renowned Brazilian guitarist/vocalist/composer Sergio Augusto, who played a major part in the burgeoning Bossa Nova movement in Brazil during the 1960's.

Biography

ERIC ROBERTS is an accomplished guitarist and bassist as well as composer, and has been playing professionally since the age of 16. He holds a B.A. in Music from Ithaca College and a Masters in Music from the University of Miami. He has enjoyed a successful career playing in Broadway shows, backing up name entertainers, performing solo guitar concerts, giving music workshops, and providing music for every type of occasion. His repertoire ranges from classical to jazz, smooth jazz to brazilian, and nuevo flamenco to new age. He works as a solo performer with tracks, as a guitar duo and with a quartet.

His debut CD, IN A SILENT PLACE, featuring world renowned cellist, David Darling, has been receiving accolades the world over. The track Flowing became a finalist in the new age category of the 2009 Independent Music Awards, and the track Cellas Song, written for his wife, won the "Outstanding Achievement in Songwriting Award" in the "instrumental" category of the 2008 Great American Song Contest. It also won first place in the instrumental category of the 2007 USA Songwriting Competition. His music can currently be heard on XM and Sirius Radio as well as Comcasts Music Choice channel on their Soundscapes program.

His new EP, MY BRAZILIAN HEART, features many of his smooth jazz and brazilian compositions, including Childrens Song, which won first place in the instrumental category of the 2010 Great American Song Contest.

In addition, his music has been licensed via Pump Audio to HBO, A&E, and other cable channels.

Discography

"IN A SILENT PLACE" CD
"MY BRAZILIAN HEART" EP

All tracks have streaming and radio airplay.

Set List

ORIGINALS:
Brazilian Morning
Brazilian Nights
Cella's Song
Children's Song
Flowing
Flying Free
Gentle Breezes
Swiss Samba
The River Runs

BRAZILIAN:
Agua De Beber
Amanhecendo
Bim Bom
Brigas Nunca Mais
Caminhos Cruzados
Dindi
Ho-Ba-La-La
Inutil Pasagem
Maria Ninguem
Mas Que Nada
Meditacio
Minha Namorada
O Barquinho
One Note Samba
Saudade Fez Um Samba
Girl from Ipanema
Wave
How Insensitive
Once I Loved
Blue Bossa
Chega De Saudade
Black Orpheus
Desafinado
Favela
Little Sunflower
Triste
Watch What Happens
Summer Samba
Corcovado
Gentle Rain
If You Never Come To Me
Pensativa
Recordame

JAZZ:
A Child is Born
Green Dolphin Street
I Love You
I Should Care
Misty
My Funny Valentine
My One and Only Love
Isn't It Romantic
My Foolish Heart
My Romance
Some Other Time
Stella by Starlight
What Are You Doing The Rest of Your Life
Stompin' at the Savoy
In A Mellow Tone
I Love You

CLASSICAL:
Lagrima
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