Eric's talent for both performing and songwriting has been recognized with a Grammy Nomination for 'Shakin' a Tailfeather' and four W.C.Handy nominations for the albums Spirit and the Blues, Home To Me and A Ship Called Love; for 'Kokomo' as Best Acoustic Blues Song of the Year, and for Best Acoustic Blues Artist of the Year. His songs have been featured on TV shows such as BBC TV's 'Eastenders' and "Casualty", and "The District" in the USA. Eric's version of "I Heard the Angels Singin'" was in the film The Burial Society. Eric appears on Jools Holland's double platinum-selling album, Small World Big Band, singing "All That You Are". "Eric is one of the new, young singers that has appeared on the scene that, much to my delight, has a great voice, is an excellent performer and has a great knowledge about the roots of this music" says Taj Mahal.