Eric Lee Martin is an American rock singer/musician active throughout the 1980s, 1990s, and 2000s both as a solo artist and as a member of various bands. He earned his most prominent success as the frontman for the hard rock band Mr. Big, a supergroup who scored a big hit in the early 1990s with "To Be with You," a song that Martin wrote during his teen years. A local of the San Francisco Bay Area, Martin first started his career in the music industry in 1978.
|Birth name:||Eric Lee Martin|
|Born:||October 10, 1960|
|Origin:||Long Island, New York, US|
|Genres:||Hard rock, pop rock, heavy metal|
|Instruments:||Vocals, piano, guitar, drums, bass|
|Associated acts:||Mr. Big, Tak Matsumoto Group, Scrap Metal, The Eric Martin Band / EMB / 415, Kid Courage, Jun Senoue, The Power Rangers Orchestra, Avantasia|
|Website:||Eric Martin (musician)'s Official site|
About Eric Martin
Singer-songwriter who fronted the glam rock supergroup Mr. Big and released translations of Japanese ballads.
His first successful musical venture was the group 415, named after the San Francisco area code, which opened for acts like ZZ Top and Journey.
His group Mr. Big was one of the few supergroups that lasted for any significant length of time and they combined great musicianship with compelling vocal harmony.
He was born in Long Island, New York as the oldest of four children of an Irish-Italian family.
He toured in Japan with the Tak Matsumoto Group, which included Jack Blades of Night Ranger on bass.
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