S K I L L S
Bass Guitarist / Double Bassist
Songwriter / Composer / Arranger
Drummer / Guitarist / Keyboardist
Recording Engineer / Producer
Erik Kramer /
“Missed the Boat”
Rosemeat / “Shark Bite”
Paul Giess Group /
“Hymns Vol. 1”
Endangered Speeches /
Erik Kramer Band
Uprooted (ft. Michael Glabicki of
The Lunar Year
The Paul Geiss Group
E R I K K R A M E R
Musician Erik Kramer, best known for his bass guitar playing, also performs on many
other instruments including guitar, lap steel guitar, double-bass, keyboards, drums,
percussion, and vocals.
He performs his original music under the moniker of ‘The Erik Kramer Band’ (a.k.a.
‘Erik Kramer and Friends’). His music is a fusion of his many influences including
psychedelic, folk, funk, world music, rock n' roll, and soul led as a jazz combo.
Erik is a member of‘ ‘Uprooted’ (featuring Michael Glabicki of ‘Rusted Root’) , ‘Tubey
Frank’, ‘The Lunar Year’, ‘Rosemeat’, ‘justmadnice’, ‘Elison Jackson’, ‘Paul Giess Group’,
‘Odyssey Lab’, and ‘Minka’. He performs as a session player and sideman with many
other artists; he records and produces music for other artists; and he puts together
cover bands and jazz ensembles.
He got his musical start at Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz Educational program. He had
the honor of attending The Pennsylvania Governor’s School of the Arts, and further
broadened his musical prospectives at the Berklee College of Music.