Eric Wyatt is a saxophonist born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. He was introduced to the sax by his father Charles Wyatt, who played tenor and hung out with many of the great jazz icons: Charlie Parker, Gary Bartz, George Braith, Wilber Ware, Thelonious Monk, Dizzy Gillespie, and more.
Eric had the privilege of meeting two great jazz master, both of whom changed his life: Miles Davis and his godfather, Sonny Rollins. Eric recalls. “When I met Miles I was 10 years old and was playing trumpet at the time. He was playing at the Bottom Line, a club in New York, and I never forgot all the energy and joy that this man brought to the audience. Sonny was a friend to the family and stayed connected to us after my father passed”
Sonny Rollins also helped Eric record his first CD for King Records (Japan) titled “God Son”, with the great Al Foster on drums, Rufus Reid on bass and pianist Mark Soskin from Sonny’s band.
Eric has been recording and traveling the world as both leader and sideman and continues to build an impressive, solid resume. He has play with and recorded on records with Jeff Tain Watts. Robert Glasper, Kenny Garrett, Wynton Marsalis, Roy Hargrove, Donald Vega, Branford Marsalis, Bob Cranshaw. James Spaulding, Keyon Harrold, E.J. Strickland, Jeremy Pelt, Willie Jones III, Clifton Anderson, Warren Wolf, Monty Alexander, Benito Gonzalez, Larry Willis, Stephen Scott, Justin Robinson and many others.
Songs in Order 1,Hurry Home "The Blueprint Family Business" Eric Wyatt 2,Countdown "Brrough Of Kings" (EW) 3,The People Champ "Borough Of Kings (EW) 4,Borough Of Kings (EW) 5, The Sprirt Of Arthur 6, One For Hakim "Borough Of Kings" 7 Recording live3 Sax solo EW and Roy Hardgrove
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