On Leap of Faith: "Alien yet familiar, bizarre yet completely fascinating. Expanding, contracting, erupting, settling down, always as one force..." - Bruce Lee Gallanter, DMG


Eric is a percussionist and improviser based in Boston. A former student of Ed Blackwell, he was also immersed in the percussion traditions of West Africa and South Indian classical music at one time.  He currently hosts a monthly series of Jazz and Improvised music with pianist Pandelis Karayorgis called "Point01Percent", going on its 11th year.  He collaborates frequently with a community of improvisers including Nathan McBride, Jorrit Dijkstra, Titiana Castro Mejia, Taylor Ho Bynum, Brittany Karlson, Jeb Bishop, Andrew Neumann, Greg Kelly, Forbes Graham, Dave Bryant and many others.  He has made recordings with Pandelis Karayorgis, Damon Smith, Jorrit Dijkstra, Stephen Haynes, Taylor Ho Bynum, Charlie Kohlhase, Andrew Neumann, the avant-klezmer-rock fusion group Naftule's Dream, the Shirim Klezmer Orchestra and others.  He was once a member of the Either/Orchestra. Eric is also a prolific landscape/abstract painter, making hundreds of paintings over the last 15 years.



Photo by Raffi

Photo by Raffi

​Tweak by PEK

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Eric Rosenthal appears on the following Evil Clown Titles:

Leap of Faith

Photos by Rob Miller

On Metal Chaos Ensemble: "... ​using unique strategies to yield densely active and eerily surreal music, an incredible excursion through experimental improvisation."   - Squidco website staff

Evil Clown 


Eric Rosenthal


Photo by Paul Brennan