BA in Jazz Studies from Jackie Mclean Institute of Jazz at The Hartt School
Master degree from SUNY Purchase College
Eric Hallenbeck is a drummer, educator, and bandleader from Woodbury, CT. Eric received his bachelor’s degree in jazz studies from the Jackie McLean Institute of Jazz at The Hartt School in West Hartford, CT and his master’s degree at SUNY Purchase College located in Harrison, NY. Throughout his career, Eric has worked and performed with top jazz musicians such as Eric McPherson, Matt Wilson, Steve Davis, Nat Reeves, Javon Jackson, Eddie Henderson, Ingrid Jensen, and Peter Bernstein. He has performed at notable venues such as Smalls Jazz Club, Infinity Hall, The Blue Note, and Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola and is a current resident of New York City.