Making a Scene Presents an Interview with Eric Heideman
Eric Heideman is a blues musician from Salt Lake City, Utah. He recorded his breakthrough record with a team of Grammy nominees, Blues Music Award, and International Blues Challenge winners. Producers Victor Wainwright and JW-Jones along with master engineer Dave Gross brought their Award-winning talents to Fat Rabbit Studios in Glen Ridge, New Jersey.
“This is my most exciting release yet, and I am thrilled to have worked with such a critically acclaimed team,” says Heideman. “This is the most soulful and high-quality record I’ve made, and in an intimate studio (Fat Rabbit Studios) where artists like Bob Margolin, Seth Walker, Debbie Davies, Candye Kane, Bruce Katz, Victor Wainwright, Tony Holiday, and the late David Maxwell have recorded.”
Co-Producer JW-Jones says “Victor Wainwright and I really brought out the very best of Eric’s abilities. I have been working with him weekly for over eighteen months and he’s just getting better and more refined with every session. I can’t wait for music fans to hear this breakthrough release!”
In addition to playing over 20 local venues, Heideman was a featured performer at the 2022 Utah Blues Festival and has traded riffs alongside some of the top blues artists in the world Including Victor Wainwright, Nick Moss, JW-Jones, Albert Castiglia, Tony Holiday, Terrie Odabi, Marquise Knox, Vanessa Collier, Laura Chavez, and Mitch Woods.
Eric graduated from the University of Utah with a Bachelor’s Degree in Jazz Guitar Performance where he studied under and played with Grammy-nominated Artist Kris Johnson.