Eric Selby

Eric Selby brings more than 20 years of experienced session work and live performances, delivering a unique, groove-based approach. He adds his own style to best support and intensify the music’s dynamics. Eric performed on Billy Thompson’s critically-acclaimed release,“Friend,” released on Soul Stew Records. Eric is both the producer and drummer for blues legends Warner Williams & Jay Summerour, on their award-winning release, “Live at B.B. King’s Bluesville,” as well as producer and drummer for Stackhouse Recording artist Memphis Gold’s release, “Pickin’ In High Cotton.” Most recently, Eric is handling drums, percussion and producing duties for both of Abigail Palmer Group’s 2015 releases: “Abigail Palmer Group” and “Shedding Shadows” as well as producing Norman’s Taylor’s 2016 release “Delaware to the Delta.”

Eric has played on recordings with:

Billy Thompson, Bill Payne (Little Feat, J.J. Cale, The Doobie Brothers), Ron Holloway, Lenny Castro (Adele, The Rolling Stones, Steely Dan, Maroon 5, Stevie Wonder), James “Hutch” Hutchinson (Bonnie Raitt, Neville Brothers), Kenny Gradney (Little Feat, Delaney & Bonnie), Mike Finnigan (Jimi Hendrix, Joe Cocker), Warner Williams, James East, Jay Summerour, Mary Shaver, Robert Lighthouse, Linwood Taylor, Eleanor Ellis (Flora Molton, Archie Edwards), Chris Biondo (Eva Cassidy, Chuck Brown) and renowned electric harpist Abigail Palmer, to name a few.

Eric has produced recordings for:

Abigail Palmer Group – “Shedding Shadows”

Abigail Palmer Group – “Abigail Palmer Group”

Laura Belle – “Keep Walking”

Little Bit A Blues – “Live at B.B. King’s Bluesville”

Memphis Gold – “Pickin’ In High Cotton”

Norman Taylor – “D2D – Acoustic”

Norman Taylor – “Delaware to the Delta”


Eric has been named Blue411‘s Drum Thumper “Jimi” Award winner, been nominated for multiple WAMMIE awards, inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame, #1 on Blues411‘s charts multiple times and was featured in Modern Drummer for his approach and perspective in their “Drummer Blogs.”

Band or playing status: Currently performing with: “Abigail Palmer & Eric Selby,” “The Billy Thompson Band,” and “Little Bit A Blues”

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