Eric Starr is well known as a drummer, and drummers are meticulous. There are rules in drumming that go beyond the obvious. Keeping a beat is not everything. Yet Eric is also a composer, and what truly distinguishes his music is its inventiveness - he's not limited by any kind of convention. While that may seem like a paradox, it's not: Eric's training and experience as a drummer have allowed him a freedom and an ability to compose in a way that's uniquely his own.
Eric started playing the drums at the age of six; his father, a trumpeter, toured with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra under the direction of Buddy Morrow