Erik Hargrove
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Erik Hargrove

Washington, PA | Established. Jan 01, 2005 | AFTRA

Washington, PA | AFTRA
Established on Jan, 2005
Band R&B Funk


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International musician Erik Hargrove has been playing the Drums and Percussion in various styles of music for more than 30 years.
As an International Musician, he's most notably known for the 7 years he spent performing all over the world with The Late Great James Brown.
During those years with Mr. Brown Erik has performed and shared the stage with Michael Jackson, Sting, Lenny Kravitz, Pavarotti, Elton John, Victor Wooten, Maceo Parker, Fred Wesley, Wynton Marsalis, Wycliffe Gordon, George Clinton, Bernie Worrell and many more.
After the death of Mr. Brown, Erik went on to perform with the famous Funk Bassist Bootsy Collins. Erik continued touring and recording with the such artists as the Alternative Rock Band Sister Hazel and Thomas McClary (The Founder, Guitarist and Singer of The Commodores). 
Recently, Erik has had the pleasure of performing with some of Thailand's great musicians as well. Such as....Koh "Mr. Saxman", Neung Jakkawal, Be Perapat, Members of ETC and Fatboyz Ford just to name a few. Erik has also appeared on Thai Television as a special guest on Thai PBS and The Session Television Series.

Erik was recently sought out by Thailand's number 1 drum magazine “DrumNote” for an interview and to publish some of Erik's drum set compositions. Erik is the 2nd foreigner ever to be on the cover of this magazine.

Erik has also performed at The 2013 Kuala Lumpur Jazz Festival where he performed with 3 different artist for 3 different concerts. One of those concerts was opening for the famous guitarist Lee Ritenour.
Erik also toured with Funk Bass Living Legend "Bootsy Collins"!

Erik Hargrove is sponsored by
Allegra Drums
Audix Microphones
Aquarian Drumheads
Bosphorus Cymbals
Qwikstix Stick Holders
Rhythm Tech Percussion
Vic Firth Drumsticks

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