Eric James Tessmer, actually named after guitar giants Eric Clapton and Jimi Hendrix, is an extraordinary guitarist, musician and songwriter hailing from Austin, TX. He is widely considered one of the most vibrant guitarists to follow in the footsteps of blues-rock legends such as Stevie Ray Vaughan and his namesake predecessors. His live shows have captured audiences' attention across the United States as power-packed sessions of wickedly fast and precise licks that can light the house on fire without the need for lighter fluid. Through a battered '59 Fender Stratocaster producing vintage-correct tones, Eric has been kickstarting the engine left idling by guitar players of the past ever since. Known as one of the hardest working musicians in the area, Eric Tessmer continues to travel the US, Canada and Europe. Creating his own brand of blues-rock soul-chedelic sound, he has electrified stages with dialed-in precision and delivered polished performances in clubs, pubs, venues and festivals across the land. Tessmer has created a buzz among the blues-rock community that is quickly swarming with devoted disciples.
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