Eric Platz

Drummer | Percussionist | Composer


Manitoba <3 Montreal
Nov
3
9:00 pm21:00

Manitoba <3 Montreal

  • The Good Will Social Club

The Good Will Social Club
Presented by Groundswell

Featuring:
Nicole Lizée - compositions and keyboard
Leanne Zacharias - cello
Steve Raegele - electric guitar
Eric Platz - drums and percussion
Ben Reimer - drums and percussion
 
Presenting the music of Juno-award winning composer Nicole Lizée as part of a Western Canadian tour. Special guest Kevin deForest will be DJ-ing from his collection after the performance.

Manitoba <3 Montreal
Nov
1
8:00 pm20:00

Manitoba <3 Montreal

  • Village Guitar & Amp

Village Guitar & Amp
Presented by Ritornello Chamber Music Festival
$15 ($10 students); Purchase

Featuring:
Nicole Lizée - compositions and keyboard
Leanne Zacharias - cello
Steve Raegele - electric guitar
Eric Platz - drums and percussion
Ben Reimer - drums and percussion
 
Presenting the music of Juno-award winning composer Nicole Lizée as part of a Western Canadian tour. See the Saskatoon StarPhoenix article for more details.

Lizée and Friends - Brandon Chamber Players Concert Series
Oct
30
2:00 pm14:00

Lizée and Friends - Brandon Chamber Players Concert Series

  • Evans Theatre

Brandon Chamber Players Concerts Series
Evans Theatre, Brandon University, Brandon, MB, CANADA
$30 ($10 students)

Featuring:
Nicole Lizée - compositions and keyboard
Leanne Zacharias - cello
Steve Raegele - electric guitar
Eric Platz - drums and percussion
Ben Reimer - drums and percussion
 
Featuring the music of Juno-award winning composer Nicole Lizée as part of a Western Canadian tour. 

Jeff Presslaff Septet - Winnipeg Jazz Festival 2016
Jun
25
Jun 26

Jeff Presslaff Septet - Winnipeg Jazz Festival 2016

  • Old Market Square Winnipeg, MB Canada

Jeff Presslaff Septet
Winnipeg International Jazz Festival
Old Market Square
11:45p

Featuring:
Jeff Presslaff - piano
Sean Irvine - alto saxophone
Ken Gold - baritone saxophone
Andrew Littleford - trumpet
Paul Creally - trombone
Gilles Fournier - bass
Eric Platz - drums

Jeff Presslaff has been composing eclectic and compelling works for large and small jazz bands for decades. This show features compositions for four horns and a rhythm section with selections from the early ‘90s to the present. Jeff will be on piano for this show and brings together an all-star band for the occasion.

For more info, visit Jazz Winnipeg.

Mike Manny Trio - Winnipeg Jazz Festival 2016
Jun
25
8:00 pm20:00

Mike Manny Trio - Winnipeg Jazz Festival 2016

  • Rachel Brown Theatre

Mike Manny Trio
Winnipeg International Jazz Festival
Rachel Browne Theatre
8:00p

Featuring:
Mike Manny - piano
Mike Pelletier - bass
Eric Platz - drums

Mike is a fantastic pianist. Can't wait to perform at Jazz Fest as part of his trio.

For more info, visit Jazz Winnipeg.

Martha Brooks/Jeff Presslaff Quartet - Winnipeg Jazz Festival 2016
Jun
23
7:30 pm19:30

Martha Brooks/Jeff Presslaff Quartet - Winnipeg Jazz Festival 2016

  • 237 McDermott Ave Winnipeg, MB Canada

Martha Brooks/Jeff Presslaff Quartet
Winnipeg International Jazz Festival
Winnipeg Free Press News Cafe
7:30p

Featuring:
Martha Brooks - voice
Jeff Presslaff - piano
John Baron - bass
Eric Platz - drums

Martha Brooks and Jeff Presslaff present an evening celebrating the work of Jerome Kern and featuring cuts from their spring 2016 release of How Long Has This Been Going On? Presslaff’s stunning arrangements showcase Brooks’ warm contralto voice in a playful and heartfelt musical partnership that has been going on for three years.

For more info, visit Jazz Winnipeg.

Keith Price Trio - Winnipeg Jazz Festival 2016
Jun
21
7:30 pm19:30

Keith Price Trio - Winnipeg Jazz Festival 2016

  • Burton Cummings Theatre

Keith Price Trio
Winnipeg International Jazz Festival
Burton Cummings Theatre
7:30p

Featuring:
Keith Price - guitar
Julian Bradford - bass
Eric Platz - drums

Opening for Kamasi Washington, I'll be playing as part of Keith's trio for this show. Very excited to be a part of this evening's performance.

For more info, visit Jazz Winnipeg and Keith Price.
 

American Folklife Center - US Library of Congress
Jun
6
12:00 pm12:00

American Folklife Center - US Library of Congress

  • Library of Congress

Botkin Folklife Lecture Series
American Folklife Center
Library of Congress
Pickford Theater, James Madison Building
1:00p

Featuring:
Dr. Samuel Torjman Thomas - oud, ney, percussion
Eylem Basaldi - violin
John Murchinson - bass
Eric Platz - percussion

I will be accompanying ethnomusicologist (and my good friend and long-term collaborator), Dr. Samuel Torjman Thomas in a lecture/performance titled "Musical Soundscapes of Morocco: From Africa to America".

For more info, visit the New York Andalus Ensemble website.

New York Andalus Ensemble - Interfaith Encounter Organization
Jun
2
7:00 pm19:00

New York Andalus Ensemble - Interfaith Encounter Organization

  • 550 West 110th Street New York, NY, 10025 United States

Interfaith Encounter Association
Congregation Ramath Orah
550 West 110th St
New York, NY
7:00p

Featuring the New York Andalus Ensemble
Dr. Samuel Torjman Thomas - oud, ney, 
Eylem Basaldi - violin
Eric Platz - percussion

Concert and Dialogue: Featuring Dr. Yehuda Stolov, Rahhal Rahhal, and Dr. Samuel Torjman Thomas

For more info, visit the New York Andalus Ensemble website.

Berber Film Festival
Jun
2
11:00 am11:00

Berber Film Festival

  • LaGuardia Performing Arts Center

Samuel Thomas and Eric Platz Duo Performance
Berber Film Festival
LaGuardia Performing Arts Center
Little Theater
11am-7pm

I'll be performing traditional Moroccan and Ladino music as part of a duo between films in the Berber Film Festival. For more info, visit Berber Film Festival 2016
 

Feb
19
8:00 pm20:00

Andrea Brachfeld-Jeff Presslaff Jazz Project

  • Music Studio

The Music Studio
940 Rosser Ave
Brandon, MB
8:00p

Featuring:
Andrea Brachfeld - flute
Jeff Presslaff - piano
John Baron - bass
Eric Platz - drums
w/ special guest Greg Gatien - saxophones

This concert will feature compositions and arrangements by Andrea Brachfeld and Jeff Presslaff

Life After Life - CD Release Performance
Feb
11
8:00 pm20:00

Life After Life - CD Release Performance

  • The Bassment

The Bassment
Saskatoon, SK
Presented by the Saskatoon Jazz Society
Purchase tickets

Featuring:
Eric Platz - drums, percussion, mbira, electronics
James Falzone - clarinet, shruti box
Leanne Zacharias - 'cello
Don Benedictson - bass

Performing Eric Platz's music from his February 2016 release Life After Life (Allos Documents 012)

Life After Life - CD Release Performance
Feb
10
8:00 pm20:00

Life After Life - CD Release Performance

  • Artful Dodger

Artful Dodger
Regina, SK, CANADA

Featuring:
Eric Platz - drums, percussion, mbira, electronics
James Falzone - clarinet, shruti box
Leanne Zacharias - 'cello
Don Benedictson - bass

Performing Eric Platz's music from his February 2016 release Life After Life (Allos Documents 012)

Life After Life - CD Release Performance
Feb
7
8:00 pm20:00

Life After Life - CD Release Performance

House Concert Series
Morden, MB, CANADA

Featuring:
Eric Platz - drums, percussion, mbira, electronics
James Falzone - clarinet, shruti box
Leanne Zacharias - 'cello
Don Benedictson - bass

Performing Eric Platz's music from his February 2016 release Life After Life (Allos Documents 012)

The Wayne de Silva/Eric Platz Ensemble
Jan
10
8:00 pm20:00

The Wayne de Silva/Eric Platz Ensemble

Lorne Watson Recital Hall
Brandon University School of Music

Featuring...
Wayne de Silva - saxophone
Keith Price - guitar
Dallas Nedatiafko - piano
Jordan Panko - bass
Eric Platz - drums

Performing the music of Wayne de Silva, Egberto Gismonti, Fred Hersch, and Chick Corea