Eric Marienthal displays listeners that he has crossover jazz aswell being a able and innovative improviser. Marienthal went to the Berklee University of Music for just two years, and gained a Berklee Recognized Alumnus Prize for outstanding accomplishments in modern music. Pursuing his departure from Berklee, he continued tour for seven a few months and played reside in New Orleans for under five years as an associate of Al Hirt’s music group. Marienthal shifted to LA in 1980 after his tenure with Hirt, and auditioned for the Disneyland Music group. He got the gig, and proved helpful full-time as both an employee member at Disney along with a studio room and live musician. In 1986, he fulfilled Chick Corea, and shortly thereafter earned an area in Corea’s Elektric Music group. He documented six albums and produced several world trips as an associate of this group. He also got his own documenting agreement with GRP during this time period. His first day like a innovator was Voices from the Center in 1988, that was made by Corea. Marienthal’s following two offerings, 1989’s Circular Trip and 1990’s Crossroads, had been co-produced by himself and fellow Elektric Music group member John Patitucci. This is a active period for Marienthal: he became a normal GRP studio room musician furthermore to his Elektric Music group regular membership, and toured using the GRP All-Star Big Music group, Lee Ritenour’s and David Benoit’s rings, and his personal group. He enlisted assistance from Jeff Lorber and Russell Ferrante for 1991’s Oasis. The recording was his most effective to that stage; it put into the very best Five from the modern jazz graphs, and two of its songs placed in the very best Ten from the nationwide modern jazz radio graphs. Lorber created two even more GRP times for Marienthal, 1993’s One Contact, and 1994’s Road Dance. Marienthal remaining GRP for Ritenour’s fresh Verve-distributed imprint ie: Music. The guitarist created Easy Road for launch in 1997; its name track was popular at modern jazz radio. His following offering like a innovator for the label was 1998’s Walk High, a heartfelt tribute to Cannonball Adderley. Made by Harvey Mason, the one “Within My Center” remained at number 1 on the nationwide Contemporary Jazz graphs for three weeks, along with a cover of Adderley’s traditional “Mercy, Mercy, Mercy” reached amount five. Marienthal spent another five years being a studio room and touring musician with several acts, including getting the business lead alto participant in composer Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Music group. He also offered because the musical movie director of the annual fundraising concert for Great Expectations, the California nonprofit organization those people who have experienced traumatic head accidents. In 2002, Marienthal agreed upon with Rippington member Russ Freeman’s Top label. There he documented four albums: 2003’s Special Chat, 2005’s Got You Covered (leading an all-star music group through a assortment of cover music), 2007’s Coming, and 2011’s ARRIVE heat; the latter presented Robben Ford and Lorber. In 2012, Marienthal’s It’s Like premiered on eOne Entertainment, on the same day time as Lorber’s revamped Jeff Lorber Fusion’s Galaxy premiered; the saxophonist is definitely a member of this band.