Eric Bell is a creative and versatile drummer based in New York City who has a fearless approach to his craft. Born in Nanuet, NY in 1986, Eric first started taking drum lessons at the age of seven. Over the years he has studied with percussionists Frank Colonnato, Ed Zacko (Chuck Berry, Glen Campbell) and Jay Dittamo (The Duprees, Bucky Pizzarelli).
In 2011 he performed with Katharine McPhee (American Idol, SMASH, Scorpion) at the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting ceremony on NBC. Some of the other notable artists he has played with include; Bryan Keith (The Voice Season 2) Lexi Lawson (RENT, FAME, In The Heights), Kristen McNamara (American Idol), French singer-songwriter KIDDO, Australian singer Caitlin Ashleigh, the New York pop/rock band If But When, and singer-songwriter Emily Angell. Eric has taken the stage in many great venues throughout the tri-state area, including The Metropolitan Opera House, The Bitter End, The Living Room, Rockwood Music Hall and Rye Playland.
In addition to drumming, Eric is also an accomplished studio engineer and video editor. He holds a degree in Music Production from CUNY City College. He currently works as a Video Producer for Sony Music Entertainment and has received three Emmy Awards for his work with other companies.