Multi-Grammy Nominated Drummer Eric Harland is one of the most in-demand drummers of his generation. He has already been on close to 200 recordings by age 36.
He has shared the stage with masters such as Betty Carter, Joe Henderson, MyCoy Tyner, Michael Brecker, Terence Blanchard, Branford and Wynton Marsalis, Wayne Shorter, Savion Glover and many others, as well as today’s up and coming artists like Esperanza Spalding, Jane Monheit, and Stacie Orrico. His current list of performing groups are “James Farm” with Joshua Redman, “Prism” with Dave Holland and Kevin Eubanks, “Sangam” with Charles Lloyd and Zakir Hussain, “Charles Lloyd New Quartet”, “Overtone” with Dave Holland, Jason Moran, Chris Potter and “Voyager,” Eric’s own widely recognized group. But Eric doesn’t stop there, he also manages to fit in many collaborations with world renowned artists like Les Claypool “PRIMUS”, “DISPATCH” the band, John Mayer, Spike Lee, Mariah Carey, etc.
Through Harland’s extensive travels, he has come to realize that the deepest secret is that life is not a process of discovery, but a process of creation. His intention is to create the highest musical experience so that every listener may have insight… into the musical moment.