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Eric Seay, Double Bass

Eric Seay is a Bassist in the Washington, D.C. – Baltimore area. He grew up in East Tennessee and shares a hometown -Oak Ridge, TN- with bassist extraordinaire, Edgar Meyer, Jr. In fact, Eric’s first teacher was Edgar Meyer, Sr. Throughout his career, Eric has performed on upright bass, electric bass and tuba, and worked with a wide range of artists, including Megan Hilty, Josh Radnor, Judy Kuhn, Mark Kudisch, Lou Rawls, Dionne Warwick, Monica Mancini, John Clayton, Kenny Loggins, Bob Mintzer, Mark Wills, Craig Morgan, Darryl Worley, Al Vizzutti, Steve Houghton, Bill Watrous, Joe Williams, Lionel Hampton, Eartha Kitt,
and Al Franken. Eric has played performed at such famous venues as the Kennedy Center, Meyerhoff Hall, Library of Congress, The Supreme Court, The U.S. Capitol, the White House, and the United Nations, as well as concert halls and stadiums all over the country. He has performed with the Baltimore, Maryland, Knoxville, Fairfax, and Alexandria Symphnonies, as well as many musical theaters in the area, and even toured with the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and
Bailey Circus. Eric studied music at Indiana University under David Baker, Harvey Phillips and Larry Hurst, and at the Universtiy of Tennessee with Jerry Coker, Donald Brown and Rusty Holloway. He was awarded the Presser Scholar Award at the University of Tennessee for academic excellence and leadership. He has been a member of the U.S. Army Band, “Pershing’s Own” for over 20 years, and holds the rank of Master Sergeant. He continues to serve in the military and perform a wide variety of music all over the Mid-Atlantic.