Eric Revis

Eric Revis ( born May 31, 1967 in Los Angeles ) is an American jazz bassist.

At the age of fourteen years, Revis got an electric bass and learned the game autodidact. After studying biology at the Southern University a year he went to San Antonio / Texas, where he met jazz music and switched to acoustic bass. From 1991 to 1992 he studied with Ellis Marsalis, Harold Battiste and Victor Goines in New Orleans. Here he had the opportunity to play with musicians such as Brian Blade, Nicholas Payton, Chris Thomas, Mark Turner, Troy Davis, Peter Martin and Greg Tardy.

In 1994, Revis to New York, where he became a member of Betty Carter's band. He also performed regularly with Kurt Rosenwinkel, Billy Harper, Aaron Parks, Louis Hays, Lionel Hampton, Tess Marsalis, Russell Gunn and others. In 1997 he met Branford Marsalis, whose quartet he has since been one. Was published in 2004 Tales of the Stuttering Mime, his first album as a leader.


  • Full Circle with Sherman Irby, 1997
  • Gunn Fu with Russell Gunn, 1997
  • Music Evolution by Buckshot Lefonque, 1997
  • Trap Dancer with Winard Harper, 1998
  • Young Gunn Plus with Russell Gunn, 1998
  • Citizen Tain with Jeff " Tain " Watts, 1999
  • Requiem by Branford Marsalis in 1999
  • Dark Grooves - Mystical Rhythms with James Hurt, 1999
  • Winard Harper Winard with 1999
  • Love 's Requiem with Russell Gunn, 1999
  • In Search Of ... with J. D. Allen III, 1999
  • Love Stories by Frank McComb, 2000
  • World Jazz with Lara & Reyes, 2000
  • Smoking Gunn with Russell Gunn, 2000
  • Contemporary Jazz with Branford Marsalis, 2000
  • Art Of War by Ralph Peterson Quintet, 2001
  • Storytelling with Joe Locke, 2001
  • Bar Talk with Jeff " Tain " Watts, 2002
  • Footsteps Of Our Fathers by Branford Marsalis, 2002
  • Blue on the D. L. with Russell Gunn, 2002
  • Meant To Shine with Orrin Evans, 2002
  • Romare Bearden Revealed by Branford Marsalis, 2003
  • Tales of The Stuttering Mime with JD Allen, Duane Eubanks. Orrin Evans, Oz Noy, Yosvanny Terry, Jeff Tain Watts, Gregoire Maret, Doug Wamble, Khalil Kwame Bell, Sherman Irby, Ricky Gordon, Myron Walden, Erik Carlson, Pat Done, Nadia Sirota, Clarice Jensen, 2004
  • Creation by Branford Marsalis, 2004