Eric quickly gained notoriety for his talent on the drums and became one of Hawaii's most sought after drummers. In the summer of 1995 Eric took his talent to Hollywood California. He immediately joined the Alternative/ Pop band “Louie Says” who was signed to RCA records. He was their session/touring drummer. Throughout the years he continued to play live and do session work for various artists such as Menudo, Travie McCoy and the Platinum producing team called “The Smeezingtons.”
Eric is currently the session and tour drummer for Grammy Award Winner, Platinum Producer, and Elektra recording artist Bruno Mars. Eric is also playing with Taio Cruz and has had the pleasure of sharing the stage and playing drums with Cee-Lo Green (Gnarls Barkley), Monica, Keri Hilson, K'Naan, Janelle Monae, B.o.B, Carmit Bachar (Pussy Cat Dolls), Tre Hardson (the Pharcyde), Kim Hill ( Black Eyed Peas), Travie McCoy (Gym Class Heroes), Jeff Baskar (Kanye West) and the Far East Movement.