Pianist Eric Verlinde has excited audiences worldwide with his energetic and
passionate performances. He is in high demand and is constantly performing,
refining the sound and creating new music. His different groups create music that is
creative, spontaneous, superbly structured and melodic. Currently, he works with
Josephine Howell at El Gaucho, The EntreMundos Quarteto (a Brazilian samba
ensemble) and a number of top Northwest musicians.
He has played music with legends like: Arturo Sandoval, Randy Brecker, Lee Oskar Eric Alexander, Terell Stafford, Mark Murphy, Luis Conte, Thelma Huston, Floyd Standifer, Buddy Cattlet, Bryan Lynch, Hadley Caliman, Francine Reed, Bobby Medina, Thomas Marriott and Bill Waltrous.
Eric has composed more than 200 pieces of music in many different genres,
including jazz, gospel, funk, electronic, neoclassical, latin-jazz, rock and R&B, He has
published 5 of his own recordings (Peace, What Child Is This?, I Remember You,
Daily Grind and Firewalker) and performed on more than 25 other recordings