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Singer/songwriter Eric Sommer is an unbelievable intersection of improbable influences and experiences channeled into an amazingly diverse catalog and a résumé that reads more like a musical adventure novel than a series of career bullet points…

– Cincinnatti City Beat, Cincinnatti, OH

How do you call this sidekick to unique personalities ranging from Nick Lowe to John Koerner an under achiever? This multi instrumentalist bad boy could easily be a superstar in his own right but he seems to be under the spell of Holy Modal Rounders…

– Midwest Record, Lake Zurich, IL

In de jaren ’80 brak Eric Sommer uit de Boston volksmuziek scene met een mix van roots-pure, fingerstyle akoestische gitaar en new wave pop, een vage combinatie van Nick Lowe, The Cars en Spider John Koerner invloeden. In de Verenigde Staten…

– Concert Monkey, Brussels, Belgium

Eric Sommer is an astounding guitar player, a virtuoso on acoustic and electric, and is a killer slide player and master of the finger-picking style. popularized by many of the Delta blues legends. His songwriting might best be described as…

– Nashville Blues Society, Nashville, TN

Houston and Boston-based singer/songwriter/guitarist extraordinaire Eric Sommer will blow guitar fans away with his latest CD, Brooklyn Bolero (Clyde Is Thinking Records), a dazzling display of guitar wizardry coupled with a unique songwriting…

– Blues Bytes

Il a commencé sa carrière musicale à Boston et a fait quelques tournées dans tout le pays avant de partir deux ans en Europe où il accompagnera différents artistes sur des tournées en Allemagne, au Royaume Uni ou encore au Danemark. De retour…

– ZicZic.com/Le Zicazine

Met het album ‘ Brooklyn Bolero ‘ brengt de uit Boston singer-songwriter Eric Sommer alweer zijn vierde album uit. Op het acht nummers tellende album horen we een mix van semi-akoestische muziekje een blues inslag. Eric Sommer laat zich op het…

– Rudolfs Music

How about some great contemporary fingerpicking guitar with a wonderful three-piece band from a guy who does over 250 shows a year? You’re looking for Boston-based Eric Sommer! His new CD “Brooklyn Bolero” is just what you’re looking for…

– Smoky Mountain Blues Society

I just had the opportunity to review the newest release, Brooklyn Bolero from Eric Sommer. Opening with knee slapper, Red Dress, Eric Sommer (guitar, vocal and harmonica), Jim Oakley (percussion, vocal and stomp box) and Zach Smith (bass, vocals…

– Bman’s Blues Report

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