ENDLESS ROADS will no doubt achieve a high position in Eric Van Aro’s impressive catalog of recordings. Its combination of high quality vocalizing, stylistic versatility and stellar musical settings clearly identify him as one of the current music world’s most appealing male vocalists. It’s time for the Grammy voters to begin to recognize his many talents. – Don Heckman International Review of Music

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INTERNATIONAL SINGING STAR ERIC VAN ARO DISPLAYS HIS REMARKABLE MUSICAL VERSATILITY ON HIS NEW RECORDING, ENDLESS ROADS

Eric Van Aro’s world-wide array of enthusiastic fans have long been aware of his stylistic versatility, which he serves up with ease, singing in English, Italian, French and German.  In the far-ranging selection of tunes on Endless Roads, he takes his performances up another level, applying his unique musical mastery to everything from rock, jazz and singer/songwriter classics, as well as his own originals.

Van Aro receives solid musical support from drummer Giordano Colombo, who also produced Endless Roads,  and a collection of enthusiastic young European players that includes guitarist Max Elli, bassist Andrea Torresani, and keyboardist Antonio Chindamo.

The results, as with Van Aro’s previous recordings for Eraki, his Switzerland-based label, are irresistibly memorable.

And it’s no surprise that the stunning skillfulness with which Van Aro interprets Endless Roads’ fascinating array of songs has already attracted critical attention.

Reviewer Matthew Forss writes that “Fans of Southern rock, blues, jazz, Americana, roots, folk, and some pop will find a place in their heart for Eric Van Aro’s Endless Roads.  Overall, there are endless possibilities of enjoyment with all of the songs on the album.”

Endless Roads will be released on September 17th  2015

Reviewer Heath Andrews accurately describes Endless Road as “a well-constructed collection of songs that are enchantingly sung and ferociously played.”

Eric Van Aro is the first to insist that his many accomplishments should be considered in the context of his creative heritage.  His mother, Caterina Valente, has been an international singing star since the early fifties, selling more than 18 million recordings worldwide.  His father is Erik Van Aro, Sr., a German juggler and producer.

Endless Roads is yet another example of the expressive versatility that is a primal element in that heritage.  It is also a compelling display of Eric Van Aro’s growing skill at applying that versatility to every area of contemporary music.

– Don Heckman

International Review of Music

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You take a little Francis Albert phrasing, some Mel Torme smoothness and some Dr John deep, deep tones and you start to bubble up some of what Eric van Aro is on Obsession

Brian Arsenault - Review Obsession 19 feb14

The International Review of Music

 Eric Van Aro

 Obsession (Eraki)

 By Brian Arsenault

You take a little Francis Albert phrasing, some Mel Torme smoothness and some Dr John deep, deep tones and you start to bubble up some of what Eric Van Aro is on Obsession.

Eric Van Aro

The man takes back for male jazz vocalists a little of the dominance of female jazz singers in recent years.

This is a voice that could lure the unwary on the rocks of a club but also fill a Broadway stage, depending on material.

That club I mentioned, it’s a small room, so for most of the evening there’s only enough space for the singer and a pianist. That’s fabulous Fabio Gianni on piano and his work with Eric here goes beyond accompaniment.

He supports and enhances the vocals so well that at times, they become one. In musicality. In emotionality. In…

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