Stringology takes the stage in Spirits Bar & Grill at the Old Alcohol Plant, Saturday, March 7, 2020 from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm. Delicious dinner specials available. Come relax with us at 310 Hadlock Bay Road, Port Hadlock, WA 98339. Reservations recommended.
Eric Bogart is a guitarist playing Gypsy Swing in the tradition of the legendary Django Reinhardt.
Making his home in Miami, Florida, he performs regularly with outstanding players in the jazz world, and also as a solo guitarist.
He leads the group “Le Jazz Hot”, featuring the acclaimed violinist Federico Britos. Bogart and Britos have performed together throughout the USA, Europe and South America.
He’s recently put together a dynamic new group, combining his extensive jazz and swing background with his passion for Gypsy Jazz guitar. With superlative reed man Mike Gold, they have formed “Iron Swing”.
Eric has also played the drums, for more than three decades, and holds the distinction of being the last drummer to play with the legendary Benny Goodman.
He has performed with such Jazz luminaries as; Bucky Pizzarelli, Bob Wilber, Dick Hyman, Flip Phillips, Frank Vignola, Ken Peplowski, Warren and Allan Vache, Ralph Sutton, Dick Wellstood, Howard Alden, Ed Polcer, Ira Sullivan, among many others.
He has recorded on the Concord jazz label, written and lectured on Jazz and particularly on the life and music of Django Reinhardt. He’s also toured with the John Jorgenson Quintet.