Called “a drummer to watch” by Modern Drummer Magazine, Two-time GRAMMY Award Nominee Eric Doob has established himself as one of New York City’s most exciting and dynamic new drummers, playing and collaborating with some of the leading artists in the world today.
Eric’s captivating approach to the drums has been highlighted on tours and recordings with saxophone luminary Paquito D’Rivera since 2008, and he has accompanied the musical legend on a wide variety of projects and artistic collaborations.
Appearing on multiple international tours with MacArthur Fellow Miguel Zenon and his quartet, Eric has performed the acclaimed saxophonist’s music on major stages around the globe.
Eric has also played with Cristian Scott, The New York Voices, Dave Samuels and the Caribbean Jazz Project, Edmar Castaneda and Dr. Lonnie Smith. He has appeared as a guest artist with Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra and made multiple appearances with the NDR Big Band of Hamburg, Germany.
Eric’s drumming plays an integral part in the groups of some of New York City’s most promising new artists, including The Matthew Stevens Group, Ryan Keberle + Catharsis, Alex Brown, and Chet Doxas.
In 2013 Eric received a GRAMMY nomination for his work on Manuel Valera’s New Cuban Express. In 2015 he was again recognized with a nomination for his contribution to Emilio Solla’s Second Half.
Eric has performed and taught extensively throughout North America, South American, Europe, and Asia, playing at some of the most prestigious venues and festivals in the world. He is a Sabian Cymbals and Vic Firth Drumstick artist and currently resides in Brooklyn, NY.