Eric Bolvin is an award-winning California Composer/Arranger with a schedule that includes playing, writing, teaching, and producing music. As a session player and arranger, Eric has recorded over 50 CDs for A&M Records and Mesa/Blue Moon Records. He has played or recorded with Russell Ferrante, Jeff Lorber, Dennis Chambers and Greg Adams; as a composer and arranger, his works have been performed by Jerry Bergonzi, Ernie Watts, Grant Geissman and many others. Eric’s lush, soulful trumpet playing demonstrates why he was charted in 2008-2009 on Smooth Jazz Radio, playing on 85 stations nationwide and his songs and cues are currently carried by some of the industry’s top libraries.
Eric Bolvin has released four solo CDs on his EBjazz Records label; Eric Bolvin’s Quorum in 2002, The Night, The Rain And You in 2007, The Lost Recordings in 2008 and Workin’ It in 2009.
The list of iconic musicians Eric has performed with also include Richie Cole, Dave Weckl, Carl Saunders, Steve Smith, Bobby Shew, Dave Liebman, Dee Daniels, Wayne Bergeron, Tom Scott, Norton Buffalo, Brian Bromberg and many others
Eric owns his own publishing company, Faded Duck Music, which currently publishes his books and compositions. Eric is the author of The Really Big Student Songbook, The Arban Manual, The Modern Jazz Trumpet Method and Tongue Level & Air-26 Lessons to Efficient Trumpet Playing.
Eric maintains a website www.BolvinMusic.com which features free instructional videos, demos and music for all musicians.