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About Eric

Eric McCann was born in Berkeley California where he started playing bass 1971.
Performing with many local top 40 bands while attending Berkeley High School.

Eric has gone on to perform, tour, and record with;
Automatic Man 1975
Mingo 1975,1976
Al Di Meola Elegant Gypsy Tour 1977
Wild Remain 1979 (Copenhagen)
East West Band 1979 (Japan tour)
Jayne Doe 1980
Vince Black Reggae band 1981 (European Tour)
Earl Zero Reggae Band 1981
Patty Provo 1982 (Italian Tour)
Max Edwards Rockers Arena Reggae Band 1982
Freaky Executives 1984-1990
Jeff Narrell Band 1990
Renegades Of Funk 1991
Clarence Clemmons 1992-1996
Austin Delone Band 1994 to present
Rigo Star 1996
Bay Area Music Awards House Band bassist, 1996, 97, 98
The Edge, 1996
Lorin Rowan band 1996
Zigaboo Modeliste 1997
Don and Dewy 1998
Jimmy Dillon Band 1998 to preset
Swamp Dog 1998
Luce 1999
Howard Tate 2002
Bumbershoot Seattle Sat 8/30/03 Main Stage, Saturday night
Bassist for:
Bonnie Rait
Maxi Priest
Ruth Brown
Shemekia Copeland
Duffy Bishop
Howard Tate
Backup band for:
Mill Valley film fest Finale
Dan Hicks
Maria Muldaur
Tommy Castro
Angela Strehli
Lisa Kindred
Mitch Woods
San Rafael's Great American Blues and Barbeque Festival 07,08 and 2014 Bass in
Backup Band For:
Nick Gravenites, Tommy Castro, Charlie Musclewhite
Last Show at the Sweetwater, Mill Valley, CA. Monday September 24th, 2007 bass
in Backup band for:
Narada Michael Walden
Dan Hicks
Sammy Hagar
Ramblin’ Jack Elliott
2008, 2009, and 2011 House band bassist for Porretta Soul Festival, Porretta Italy
performing with artists; Joe Simon, Mable John, Austin DeLone, Sugar Pie DeSanto, Henry Butler, Davell Crawford, Otis Redding III, Charlie Wood, Avenue D Boys Gospel Choir, Sweet Nectar, Spencer Wiggins, J. Blackfoot, Toni Green, Oscar Toney Jr., Percy Wiggins, Jesse Dee, Bobby Johnson, Swamp Dogg, Sax Gordon & Groove City, and Andrea Mingardi
2012 Bassist for numerous artists at Umbria Jazz Festival Italy
2014 Band Leader for Lost World Orchestra -

2015, 2016 Bassist for Tracy Blackman Band with Carlos Santana and Cindy Blackman Santana

2016 Irma Thomas, Deep Blue Jam

2017 Summer of love band featuring Joan Baez

2018, 2019 BBQ Hot Sauce Band (Classic 70’s Soul), Soul Jah Family Band, Miko, LoveLight Blues Band