Originally from Bristol RI, Eric Bloom has grown into one of the most diverse trumpet players in the country. He has attended William Paterson University(1999), New England Conservatory of Music(2001), and City College of New York(2004).
Throughout his professional career, Eric has toured in the US, Canada, Europe, Australia, and Asia with various artists. He has also appeared on many T.V. shows including the Craig Ferguson Show, the Carson Daly Show, Jimmy Kimmel Show, the Today Show, the David Letterman Show, and the Conan O’Brian Show.
In 2011 Eric joined Soulive and Lettuce, two of the most critically-acclaimed funk bands in the world today. In 2013 he was asked to join the Analog Future Band by renowned electronic music artist, Pretty Lights.
Some of the artists Bloom has played with are: Redman, Method Man, Chad Hugo, Schoolboy Q, RZA, Dave Matthews Band, Dr. John, Pharohe Monch, Meshell Ndegeocello, Talib Kweli, Stanton Moore, Nigel Hall, Questlove, Mark Whitfield, Ledisi, Solange Knowles, Ghostface Killa, Thievery Corporation, Booker T, Maceo Parker, Warren Haynes, James Poyser, Christian McBride, Dr Lonnie Smith, Karl Denson, Taj Mahal, Galactic, Avishai Cohen, Bill Evans, Bernie Worrell, Fred Wesley, Charles Bradley, Donald Harrison Jr, Jon Cleary, Chaka Kahn, Gary Clark Jr., Skrillex, Griz, John Scofield, G. Love, Ben Folds, Aaron Neville, Beats Antique, The Meters, Matisyahu, Chris Robinson, Umphrey's McGee, Craig Robinson, MC Hammer, Kool & the Gang, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Bonobo, Rikki Lee Jones, & Tedeschi Trucks Band.