ERIC REED

Post Bop / Hard Bop / Post-Fusion Contemporary • United States
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When you think of hard-driving swing, daring expression, sophistication and elegance in artistry, formidable technique and a thunderous sound, there are only a small handful of pianists you think of and one of them is most assuredly ERIC SCOTT REED.

Eric was born in the musically rich city of Philadelphia, PA. He grew up playing in his father’s storefront Baptist church: "My father was a minister who sang with a Gospel group called the Bay State Singers; he was my earliest musical influence. I was also hit heavily by everything I heard on the radio - James Cleveland, Edwin & Walter Hawkins, Andraé Crouch, Donny Hathaway, Earth, Wind & Fire.” Soon after, young Reed was bitten by the Jazz bug after hearing recordings by Art Blakey, Ramsey Lewis and Dave Brubeck.

A child prodigy born with a God-given gift, Eric started playing piano at the age of two and began private studies
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ERIC REED Soldier's Hymn album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Soldier's Hymn
Post Bop 1991
ERIC REED It's All Right To Swing album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
It's All Right To Swing
Post Bop 1993
ERIC REED The Swing and I album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Swing and I
Post Bop 1995
ERIC REED Musicale album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Musicale
Post Bop 1996
ERIC REED Pure Imagination album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Pure Imagination
Post Bop 1998
ERIC REED Manhattan Melodies album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Manhattan Melodies
Post Bop 1999
ERIC REED Happiness album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Happiness
Post Bop 2001
ERIC REED From My Heart album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
From My Heart
Post Bop 2002
ERIC REED Merry Magic album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Merry Magic
Post Bop 2003
ERIC REED Mercy and Grace album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mercy and Grace
Post Bop 2003
ERIC REED E-Bop album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
E-Bop
Post Bop 2003
ERIC REED Cleopatra's Dance album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Cleopatra's Dance
Post Bop 2003
ERIC REED Impressive & Romantic: The Great Composers We Love album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Impressive & Romantic: The Great Composers We Love
Post Bop 2004
ERIC REED Blue Trane album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blue Trane
Post Bop 2005
ERIC REED Blue Monk album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blue Monk
Post Bop 2006
ERIC REED Here album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Here
Post Bop 2006
ERIC REED Stand! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Stand!
Post Bop 2009
ERIC REED Eric Reed and Cyrus Chestnut: Plenty Swing, Plenty Soul album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Eric Reed and Cyrus Chestnut: Plenty Swing, Plenty Soul
Post Bop 2010
ERIC REED Something Beautiful album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Something Beautiful
Post Bop 2011
ERIC REED The Dancing Monk album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Dancing Monk
Post Bop 2011
ERIC REED The Baddest Monk album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Baddest Monk
Post Bop 2012
ERIC REED Reflections of a Grateful Heart album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Reflections of a Grateful Heart
Post-Fusion Contemporary 2013
ERIC REED The Adventurous Monk album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Adventurous Monk
Hard Bop 2014
ERIC REED A Light in Darkness album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Light in Darkness
Post-Fusion Contemporary 2017
ERIC REED Everybody Gets The Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Everybody Gets The Blues
Hard Bop 2019

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ERIC REED Groovewise album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Groovewise
Hard Bop 2014

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