Trumpeter/Jazz Pianist Composer/Arranger A complete one-man ensemble for all your special occasions
Welcome to the official website of a distinguished figure in the realm of music, a master trumpeter, jazz pianist, composer, and arranger whose talents transcend the ordinary. This virtuoso is not just a performer but a complete one-man ensemble, bringing unparalleled musical ambiance to every special occasion.
Eric Baskin is a versatile artist, renowned for his mastery of the trumpet and jazz piano, along with his prowess as a composer and arranger. With a career spanning decades, he has established himself as a one-man ensemble, bringing unparalleled musical excellence to special occasions worldwide.
Throughout his illustrious career, Eric has shared the stage with jazz legends such as Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Haydn, Donald Harrison, Branford Marsalis, Alvin Batiste, Kirk Whalum, Freddie Hubbard, and Joe Sample. His collaborations have graced prestigious venues and captivated audiences around the globe.
Eric has left an indelible mark on the world of music through his exceptional arrangements. He has arranged music for esteemed ensembles including the Baton Rouge Symphony and New Orleans Pop Orchestra. Notably, his arrangement of the 1985 Special Olympics theme, “Give Me A Chance,” for a marching band, resonated deeply with audiences and remains a cherished piece to this day.
Global Ambassador of Louisiana Music
As an ambassador of Louisiana Music, Eric Baskin has embarked on numerous international tours, enchanting audiences in France, Germany, Canada, Belize, and beyond. His performances not only showcase the rich musical heritage of Louisiana but also bridge cultural divides through the universal language of music.
In addition to his performing and arranging endeavors, Eric has made significant contributions to music education. With over 15 years of experience as a marching and jazz band director at the college level, he has nurtured countless talents and shaped the next generation of musicians.
Recordings and Productions
Eric Baskin has left a lasting legacy with his original recordings, including “Interludes” and “A Song for You,” which are available on Compact Disk and various streaming platforms. As the CEO of Quality Music Productions Inc., he continues to uphold the highest standards of musical excellence, producing captivating works that resonate with audiences worldwide.
Currently, Eric serves as a professor of music, imparting his vast knowledge and expertise to aspiring musicians. His dedication to musical excellence and commitment to nurturing talent ensure that his influence on the world of music will endure for generations to come.
For more information and to experience the enchanting world of Eric Baskin, visit cdbaby.com and iTunes to explore his captivating recordings.