We are currently in process of looking up information on the previous dates and hookups. I wasn’t planning on this as my career but it’s turned out to be great. The live show always makes me come home and research an artist. We’re happy, healthy and doing what we love. Gig as much as you can. He’s such a good storyteller and while he jumps from place to place, you’re happy to just be along for the ride. Martin finished his career at LSU with ten 100-yard-receiving games, including four as a sophomore in 1982 and four as a junior in 1983. Remember you work for the band; they don’t work for you. } He played collegiately for the LSU Tigers (1981–1984) and professionally for the New Orleans Saints (1985–1993) and the Kansas City Chiefs (1994) in the National Football League. I wait on passport and visa lines, I order and sell merchandise, I maintain his website, I book tours, I negotiate contracts, I do accounting, I schedule, I book flights, etc. Your email address will not be published. Martin has been active since the late 1970s both as a solo artist and as a member of various bands. What is a sync deal? He ranks second behind Joe Horn with most 100-yard receiving games with 18.

Little did I know this would become my long-term career. Being an internet kid (I’m 38 so I guess I’m not a kid anymore), I started this business working from my computer. I got a LP copy and an amp for Xmas when I was 14. Right, when John and Eric were in the same band. Our kids do it too! ... At this point in my life, being a wife, mother and manager, I can’t say that I’d be willing or able to put that into someone else’s career right now.

Eric Martin doesn’t have a girlfriend right now. Can I make a suggestion? In college, I had to play a noted instrument so I could get through some theory classes so I picked up piano and trumpet. It’s easy to hide behind our computers and be strong. for(i=0;i

His zodiac animal is Rat. Once the day is done for the family and they’re all in bed, I plug back in for a couple of hours. It’s fun to look at him and just have that grin and a nod. Join Facebook to connect with Eric Martin and others you may know. if(!text) { I started doing gigs w/him with EARTHSHAKER and its continued from there. You can be really good playing by yourself but you’ll never get better unless you play with other people. Sure I could put my snowboard and mountain bike elsewhere but they drive me to get my work done and get out and use them. if(!large) { Eric Martin American Rock Singer 60 years old Single. It’s pure entertainment (if you can get past thousands of screaming girls). Eric Martin was born in 1960s. I remember sitting in his studio chatting about some of my favorite tunes and I mentioned, “Brown eyed girl.”  Ronnie goes, “oh you mean this one” and riffs the intro of that tune. Great and in-depth interview Jill. This went on for several years. Eric Martin, San Francisco, California. I have too many “code of the road” stories that are extremely entertaining but I shall remain silent. That’s how this business started. Tight grooves, melodic horn parts, funky guitar, what more do you need.

I came home and found out that the singer had this insane production and writing career. Eric Martin: Well, my wife and I and our kids went to this fair around the corner from my house, the Marin County Fair.

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This information is not available. Yep, Denise is pretty awesome, Kat. . } This is MY space. Ask them if you can hang out and learn their world. It can be hard work at times but its a lot of fun. Yes, absolutely! if(diff <= 999) { They didn’t really take to me and I started getting frustrated. I have the next ones lined up; it’s just been difficult to find the time while I’m on tour. According to CelebsCouples, Eric Martin had at least 2 relationship previously. start2.setFullYear(today.getFullYear()); My Mom drove us to my first gig at The Stone in San Francisco and after the high I experienced from playing on stage, I knew I wanted more. I kiss my hand and tap, tap the plane. Life doesn’t get much better than that. Recently, Eric has reconnected with Mr. Big’s former manager, Herbie Herbert. !loop_time && ! As a senior, Martin was again selected to the first team of the All-SEC Team, becoming the first LSU wide receiver in history to be named twice to the first team All-SEC Team. Hi Jill – a fantastic article! I also hung around w/musicians and friend’s bands and roadied etc. Well I started in this business listening to and playing funk, hip-hop and r&b music so when I connected with Eric, he was really my first introduction to the rock world.

What advice would you give to an aspiring musician? The book is all over the place and it’s like an ADHD journey but it’s fascinating. I used to bombard him with questions right away, before he would even take a sip of coffee. var loop_range = ''; I’ve seen them in the same room together and they’re long lost twins. Profile: American singer, musician and songwriter, born 10 October 1960, Long Island, New York, USA. I’ve toured the world and there’s no place I’d rather live. !0; It pans out to be a full-time job, I just don’t work 9 to 5! I started jamming w/friends and other players, got together w/some guys and put together some projects, did some shows, but nothing that ever lasted long. What advice would you give to someone interested in getting into the business side of music?

Is there anything else that you would like to add? That always makes me smile. My office is in the front of our house. Online rumors of Eric Martins’s dating past may vary. Eventually LIFE got in the way of music and I sold my gear. Build a relationship all while either taking some business classes or reading some music business books. What do you keep on your desk? Thanks for clarifying what a sync deal is!

Martin played in 10 NFL seasons, from 1985 to 1994. “That’s awesome.”  I love the word and don’t care if I over-use it. Run! As a wide receiver for LSU's football team, Martin had 2,625 yards receiving, which at the time was the most career passing yards caught by any receiver in Southeastern Conference (SEC) history. If I feel that I can do better business by being the “little lady” and playing dumb then I’ll do that. Tam, hit Stinson beach for a quick paddleboard session, run the trails of China Camp, snowboard Lake Tahoe all while seeing kids I went to high school with. var seconds = { Thanks, Wes. } What’s the story behind that? Best of luck to your daughter. Denise is indeed an inspiration. updateCountdown(); setInterval(updateCountdown, 1000); years: 365.25*1000*60*60*24, months: 30.41666667*1000*60*60*24, weeks: 7*1000*60*60*24, days: 1000*60*60*24, hours: 1000*60*60, minutes: 1000*60, seconds: 1000 Great interview Jill. They would set him up with a room of phones, faxes and stuff where he’d conduct business. His birth name is Eric Lee Martin and she is currently 60 years old. } I remember the VP of the label saying “your Eric’s wife and manager?”  We grinned at one another and moved on. var display = ['day']; diff = start2 - today; text += (text.length ?

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He told me that this was a gig he should be doing and that I hit “like a girl.”  You can’t imagine what kind of rage this instilled in me. And that is how paths crossed again and Marty Carpenter and I got together. David. I find it’s pretty quickly dismissed when they realize you’re speaking the same language. var large = ! What’s the view from your workspace? I learn something new in this business every single day. There’s more than meets the eye to what Denise and I do for our respective artists. } He went for a few meetings and didn’t really connect or they didn’t know what to do with him. Practice and play with other people. To ask your artist for 20% of his publishing 20 years into his career is completely out of line if you ask me. Sometimes you have to turn down deals that you think are right but the artist flat out hates it. Thanks, Kristin. His accountants, lawyers, industry friends and family all told him to send this guy walking and not give up his publishing. Thanks, Erin. It’s super high pressure, fast paced and feels huge when you land the deal. While it’s relatively simple to find out who’s dating Eric Martin, it’s harder to keep track of all his flings, hookups and breakups.

It must be a good hook! After that, I go back to the computer for another couple of hours and then usually split for a bike ride or some form of exercise. Do you have a funny story related to your job, whether it be planning a tour, or on tour, or at a meet-and-greet with one of your artists? function updateCountdown() {

[1], In 1981, Martin went to Louisiana State University (LSU). The musician in me is not proud of that but the eternal Teen Beat lover still smiles about it. He wakes up, looks at his calendar and knows what he has to do. I remember very early on, I was dealing with a lot of Japanese men from the label.

Get a metronome and sleep with it under your pillow, practice with it, gig with it. You may have crossed and dotted all letters but you can never prepare for the obstacles that occur on a tour. I’m in too deep and we actually do this pretty darn great together. Thanks for dropping by and having a read.

The great gigs will come. Players like Steve Lukather (Toto) played on some of my favorite records growing up and I never even knew it until I came home and basically cyber stalked his career. Be patient. I decided to set up an email account from Eric’s website and just title it “management.”. A sync deal is when music is used in movies, commercials, TV shows, games, and the like. After playing 9 years with the Saints, he spent the last year of his career with the Kansas City Chiefs. If you’re not a musician and not in that scene, find some musicians that you believe in.