Self taught and mentored by James ”Tootie“ Hogan , Eric started playing guitar at age 3 and studied under Motown greats Kim Weston, Teddy Harris , and Earl Van Dyke ( leader of the Funk Bros.,Motown hit makers ) . His career performances and credits include: Performing for President’s George Bush and Barack Obama respectively. Shared stages with Stevie Wonder, Chaka Khan, Whitney Houston, Patti LaBelle, The Winans…and many, many more.