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DeGioia, Eric

He is a violinist who has performed with several orchestras and appeared many times on Broadway.  He was a member of The Paragon Ragtime Orchestra led by Rick Benjamin in the mid to late 1980s and since then has worked with many artists in jazz and musical theatre with his stage musical credits include Grey Gardens, Gypsy, Little Women, Sweet Charity, Thoroughly Modern Millie and Will Rogers Follies.

Appearing on several recordings he can be heard on The Show Must Go On by The Embers, Bridge of Light by Keith Jarrett, Spice of Life by Earl Klugh , On The Boardwalk by The Paragon Ragtime Orchestra , Frogs/Evening Primrose by Stephen Sondheim, Sings Rodgers & Hart by Dawn Upshaw and the compilations Beach Music Super Collaboration Album, Fine and Dandy, Jule Styne in Hollywood and Radio City Christmas Spectacular amongst others.

Paragon Ragtime Orchestra recordings
Bring Me Back My Lovin’ Honey Boy ( George Linus Cobb/ Jack Yellen)
Newport Classic NC 60069 (CD: The Whistler and His Dog)
ConductorRick Benjamin

Here’s Earl Klugh and “Ocean Blue” from his Spice of Life album which Eric performs on..