Eric Himan is an award-winning nationally-touring soulful/folk/rock artist. His music has been featured on Sirius/XM's Coffeehouse radio station. Eric has toured with Leon Russell and Ani DiFranco. He has shared the stage with Patty Griffin, India.Arie, Edwin McCain, and many more. He has appeared in the The Advocate, Huffington Post, OUT, newspapers nationwide, won the Singer/Songwriter Awards in London and is endorsed by Fender Guitars.
Eric's most recent album CONTENDERS is his most ambitious album to date. In addition to Himan on lead vocals and guitar, the album features musicians Fiawna Forte (lead guitar and vocals), Phillip Hanewinkel (bass) and Brandon Holder (drums). Produced, recorded and mixed by Bixby’s Kendal Osborne at his Closet Studios, the album was mastered by Chris Wiley with Buffalo Hide Mastering.
Eric's previous album, GRACEFULLY was recorded with Eric on piano. A horn section was brought in and arranged by saxophonist Ryan Tedder, with Dave Johnson on trumpet. Eric was able to bring in some heavy hitters such as drummer, Brandon Holder (drummer for Leon Russell) and bassist Matt Hayes (Jacob Fred Jazz Odessey, Wayne Newton) thanks to the support of his many generous listeners. The album was recorded in Eric’s hometown of Tulsa, OK by Rockwell Ripperger (of the platinum selling band, Stephen Speaks) and Brandon Holder, mixed by Ripperger, and mastered by the grammy-award winning Chris Bellman (Alanis Morissette, Ani DiFranco, Katy Perry) at Bernie Grundman Mastering in Los Angeles, CA.