Eric Revis

Bassist and Composer


“A fearless master of experimentation, a force of nature”
— DownBeat
GRAMMY Award-winning bassist and composer Eric Revis courts a stubborn
infatuation with exploration. A fixture on vibrant, evolving music scenes, he has sought
commitment to honest expression throughout his career. Following an apprenticeship
with Betty Carter, Eric would enter an ongoing association with Branford Marsalis, and
collaborate with such distinctive voices as Peter Brötzmann, Jeff “Tain” Watts, Kris
Davis, Jason Moran, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Abbey Lincoln, Steve Coleman, Ralph Peterson,
Lionel Hampton, McCoy Tyner and Andrew Cyrille. He co-founded Tarbaby, alongside
Orrin Evans and Nasheet Waits, as well as Options, featuring Waits and Bennie Maupin
and Lancaster featuring Jeff Parker, Guillermo Brown and Joshua White.