Eric John Eigner
Eric Eigner is a drummer who does not need to rely upon the use of sticks and drums to get his point across, though he certainly loves to incorporate them into the fold of what he does.
Eric John Eigner plays Drumset - Extended and Traditional, Tabletop Percussion, Soprano
and Bass Clarinet.
Eigner has released three CD's from his Mysterium Project on Eavesdrop Records, a label
he set up as a platform for contemporary work. Eigner works in a number of diverse
Soundpainting projects and has performed with the Walter Thompson Orchestra, the New
York Soundpainting Orchestra and ZAHA. Eigner is also a member of the international
Soundpainting community. He currently is involved in a duo project with
composer/guitarist Bruce Holmberg, the John Nickels Band and the Michael Wagner
Quartet. Eigner has worked with Butch Morris, Reuben Radding, Kenny Wollesen's
Himalayas, the CAVEnsemble, Shinichi MOMO Koga, Mark Stewart, Sabir Mateen, Steve
Swell, Daniel Carter, Nate Wooley, Matt Lavelle, Greg Tate's Burnt Sugar and poet Steve
Dalachinsky. Eigner has played in a number of other bands, from Steve Albini produced
Pillow Theory, the eclectic Balkan thrash band The Trophy Wives, to Earthdriver, a band
made up of a wide variety of international talent who join forces to create a unified
musical and social statement. In addition to music, Eigner is also a working Painter and
Photographer that exhibits in New York.