Often billed as an acoustic jazz guitarist, Eric Skye actually occupies a unique niche between traditional acoustic music, modal jazz, folk, and blues. A lifetime of musical interests has led Eric Skye to have a fully realized and wide-ranging style that is all threaded together with a healthy respect for the groove, and a passion for up close, uncluttered, and unadulterated acoustic tone.
Eric Skye has performed live on morning television for NBC and FOX, has been featured on National Public Radio, Public Radio International, and performed on many live radio broadcasts all over the United States. He has been featured in magazines such as Guitar Player, Premier Guitar, Fretboard Journal, Acoustic Guitar, Guitar World, Jazziz, Jazz Improv, 20th Century Guitar, Acoustic (UK), Akustik Gitarree (Germany), The Guitar Note, The Guitar Bench, and was on the cover of Acoustic Guitar in China. Eric has played all over the United States, including such notable venues as Yoshi’s in San Francisco, Club Passim in Boston, The Freight And Salvage in Berkeley, the Rio Theater in Santa Cruz, the Alberta Rose Theater in Portland Oregon. In 2011 Eric was bestowed the rare honor of having the renowned Santa Cruz Guitar Company release a signature model guitar, the 00-skye which has gone on to become one of the company’s best selling guitars.