Eric Pan

Piano Jazz & All Styles

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I excel at highlighting the piano’s percussive potential along with beautiful tone: the instrument is really 88+ drums! Having studied under Sophia Rosoff (her pupils include Barry Harris, Brad Mehldau, Fred Hersch, etc.), Bruce Barth, and Barry Harris, I’ve played and recorded all over the world, solo to chamber ensemble to big band and orchestra.

Requests for Pop, Jazz, R&B, Classical, Avant Garde, and Rock are all welcome. I immersed myself in Classical piano growing up but discovered a passion for Jazz in college -- and, because of this, was called upon to rework my entire pedagogy and technique to be able to assimilate African and Latin rhythms ... never looked back!

I excel at session tracking just as well as live performance. Backing tracks for singers and other instrumentalists, complete re-arrangement of cover songs, improvisation, soundtrack and video game work are all exciting challenges.

My process:

* Extensive discussion with you for your timeline and vision of the project, what sound you would like (acoustically and pianistically), ideally with reference recordings
* If you would like improvisation in any part of the project, I’ll need to know exactly the genre and specific sub-genre needed (we can have in-depth discussions if needed)
* If you would like any orchestration / arrangement / re-harmonization (see my piano tribute of Soundgarden’s Black Hole Sun in the samples on this profile), we will need to go through specifics of styles desired as well :)
* I’ll send you a rough take so we have an idea if adjustments are needed for Final -- we can do multiple revisions depending on project needs!

I'd love to hear about your project. Click the 'Contact' button above to get in touch.

3 Reviews

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  1. Review by Steven B.
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    Eric did a fine job recording. He brought out the nuances as well as the energy of my musical piece. He was dedicated to accurately recording the music he received, with integrity.

  2. Review by Juliet V.
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    Eric is a remarkable, inventive pianist who knows how to listen to your music and to your feedback. He was always super positive and easy to work with. He gets back to you right away and is sensitive to deadlines. Very professional. Highly recommend working with him.

  3. Review by Jaguar S.
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    Love his skills. Above and beyond.

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piano improv (2 ideas)

I was the pianist & composer in this production

Terms Of Service

All can be discussed -- I believe in great communication & clear expectations! 2 revisions for rough takes so we can really nail the approach. 1 revision for final. Turn-around 4 days, can adjust.

GenresSounds Like
  • Robert Glasper
  • Bill Evans
  • Brad Mehldau
Gear Highlights
  • Steinway O
  • Nord Stage 2
  • Yamaha Reface CP
  • Rode NT4 dual condenser
  • OP-Z
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SoundBetter Deal

SoundBetter Visitors can redeem 1 extra final revision if needed.

  • First stellar session on SoundBetter!Oct 29, 2020

    Just completed my first tracking session through SoundBetter, and it was a fantastic experience. Wishing everyone a great upcoming weekend.

  • Recent Press + Artist DebutOct 23, 2020

    The last few months were a whirlwind of press activity. The most notable features were longform interviews: on-air w/ national public radio (PRI’s “The World), and in JAZZIZ Magazine. I made my artist debut, the 3-LP Travel Poems (recorded on pianos across 4 continents), released on all music platforms.

    Peace,
    Eric