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Eric Wheeler

I am a Washington DC native who got involved with music at about nine years old. I started out playing classical music and discovered jazz in high school (Duke Ellington/arts). Since then I have been playing music for a living. Most people know me as a chill laid back person... I do not have too much to say. I let my music do the talking. I love performing jazz and various styles of music for respective audiences.

Cool Water

Label: Whaling City Sound
Released: 2021
Track listing: (1) Chim Chim Cher-ee (2) Green Earrings (3) My Life (4) Theme For Ronnie (5) Friendship (6) Free Fur Nina (7) Enkare Nairobi (8) Body And Soul (9) Coolin’ Me Out (10) Lost (11) Cuttin’ Trane’s Corners (12) You Decide

NEWS: RECORDING

Journey To The Heart Of Africa: Greg Murphy’s 'Cool Water' Is A Genuine Jazz Revelation

Journey To The Heart Of Africa: Greg Murphy’s 'Cool Water' Is A Genuine Jazz Revelation

Every recording has something of a story associated with it, especially in jazz. For Greg Murphy’s victorious new album, the story is especially intriguing and uniquely spiritual. “The inspiration for the concept of the album and title track, ‘Enkare Nairobi,’ (which means ‘cool water’ in Maasai and refers to the Nairobi River which flows through the ...

Let's Get Serious

Label: Tunley Records
Released: 2020
Track listing: Blossom's Blues; Give Me The Simple Life; Too Much In Love To Care; Try Your Wings; The Alley Cat Song; The Gentleman Is a Dope; Why Don't You Do Right; Whatever Lola Wants; Straighten Up And Fly Right; Go Away Little Boy; The Doodlin' Song.

The Songbook Session

Label: Brontosaurus Records
Released: 2020

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Gemma Sherry: Let's Get Serious

Read "Let's Get Serious" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

A perfect response to challenge and change. In the parlance of the agrarian American South, Gemma Sherry is “makin' hay while the sun shines. Let's Get Serious is the singer's light-as-air, coquettishly coy wink at the COVID-19 pandemic—a wink as opposed to any other response, as Sherry is a true Lady. The title of ...

ARTICLE: IN PICTURES

Ármame

Label: Brontosaurus Records
Released: 2018
Track listing: The Great City, To Wisdom the Prize, Love Is a Losing Game, Let Me Love You, Tanto Amor, The Old Country, Inside a Silent Tear, El Ritmo, Better Days, Ármame, Open Your Eyes, We're Still Friends, Todo Tiene Su Final

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Eric Wyatt: Look To The Sky

Read "Look To The Sky" reviewed by Dan Bilawsky

Look To The Sky is a story of family, navigating the world of jazz, and extolling those who helped light the way. To call it a tribute record would be to frame it inaccurately, but it's most certainly built around the personalized song of praise. Saxophonist Eric Wyatt, a brawny Brooklynite with a ...

Seven Women 2018 – Part VI

Read "Seven Women 2018 – Part VI" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

Jazz vocals remains a vibrant and productive subgenre as evidenced by this spate of recent releases. Diane Marino Soul Serenade: The Gloria Lynne Project M&M Records 2018 Singer Gloria Lynne had a long and productive career, one that remained unjustly in the shade, deserving of the attention that ...


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