Eric Platz

Drummer | Percussionist | Composer


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

Manitoba <3 Montreal

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.

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

Manitoba <3 Montreal

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.

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

Lizée and Friends - Brandon Chamber Players Concert Series

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. 

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

Jeff Presslaff Septet - Winnipeg Jazz Festival 2016

  • Old Market Square Winnipeg, MB Canada (map)
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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.

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

Martha Brooks/Jeff Presslaff Quartet - Winnipeg Jazz Festival 2016

  • 237 McDermott Ave Winnipeg, MB Canada (map)
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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.

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

Keith Price Trio - Winnipeg Jazz Festival 2016

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.
 

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

American Folklife Center - US 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.

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

New York Andalus Ensemble - Interfaith Encounter Organization

  • 550 West 110th Street New York, NY, 10025 United States (map)
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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.

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Feb
25
2:00pm 2:00pm

Music 'N' Mavens Concert w/ Victoria Sparks and Cathy Wood

Music 'N' Mavens Series
Rady JCC
Winnipeg, MB
2:00p

Featuring:
Victoria Sparks - percussion
Cathy Wood - clarinet
Eric Platz - drumset and pandeiro

This concert is a lecture/performance featuring two of my wonderful colleagues at Brandon University School of Music: percussionist extraordinaire Victoria Sparks and clarinet maestra Cathy Wood. 


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