Musician, Soulive, Lettuce & Record Producer
Eric Krasno is a multi-Grammy Award winning guitarist for the acclaimed trio Soulive as well as co-founder of the popular funk band Lettuce. He has worked as a producer and songwriter for 50 Cent, Norah Jones, Aaron Neville, Talib Kweli and has collaborated with Dave Matthews, The Roots, Chaka Kahn, Robert Randolph, Fred Wesley and more. Lettuce's 2015 album Crush reached number one on the US Jazz Albums chart and Eric recently released his new solo album Blood From A Stone via his own Feel Music Group. Blood From A Stone features Eric on vocals for the very first time and he is currently on tour in support of the record. This is Eric's Fidelity High: Yusef Lateef // The Gentle Giant // Atlantic Records // 1972. Eric says, "Yusef Lateef was a hero of mine and then I was lucky enough to study and play with him. I am so thankful for that experience. This particular album was a huge influence and Soulive covered the track 'Nubian Lady.'"
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