Musician, Composer, Teacher

"foot- tapping mix of hard-bop impro and rock"

                                     -Jazz Journal UK

“If you’re a jazz fan and looking for something that straddles the line between old school and new school, definitely check out Idle Minds."
                                                                          - Big Takeover
"Wurzelbacher’s unforgettable melodic explorations on the saxophone make the track.”                         - It’s Psychedelic Baby Magazine

*New Album, "IDLE MINDS" (2021)*
Now available!



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12/17 - Revel OTR Urban Winery (EWT) Official Album Release party for "IDLE MINDS"

1/13 - Schwartz's Point with Brandon Coleman
1/14 - Nostalgia Wine Bar
 - Caffe Vivace (Eric Wurzelbacher Quartet)
1/21 - Ghost Baby opening set with Ryan Jones (630pm)
1/21 - Ghost Baby headliner set with "All the Things" (8pm)

2/4 - Schwartz's Point (Eric Wurzelbacher Quartet)
2/12 - Cincinnati Winter Blues Fest w/ Noah Wotherspoon
2/18 - Nostalgia Wine Bar
3/5- Caffe Vivace (Eric Wurzelbacher Quartet)


Eric Wurzelbacher is a Cincinnati based saxophonist with a wide span of musical interests, mainly focused on hard bop and rock. Eric's compositions are influenced by these two genres in order to create songs with intense, concise melodies while still remaining highly improvised and interactive.

Eric is also passionate about teaching; please inquire if you are interested in private lessons on saxophone, clarinet, or flute.

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