Produced by Álvaro Assmar and Eric Assmar, "Morning" is the new album from Eric Assmar Trio, which sounds more bluesy, mixed with elements of rock, funk and soul music. In eleven songs written by Eric Assmar, such as "Morning", "Paradise Highway", "Time Is Mine" and "Would You Love Me", Eric Assmar shows a more clear musical identity in his songwriting, bringing different musical elements in brand new, powerful and catchy songs.
Emerging as one of the new names of the Brazilian blues scene, the young guitar player, singer and songwriter Eric Assmar plays his music inspired on the blues groups from the 60's and 70's, classic rock and soul music artists.
With two released albums for Star Blues label - "Eric Assmar Trio" (2012) and "Morning" (2016) - Eric won the prize on “Best Musician” category in Caymmi Music Awards (Bahia, Brazil – 2015), in which he was nominated side by side with heavyweight names of music from the whole Bahia state. The 28-year-old Eric is son of the blues pioneer in Bahia, Álvaro Assmar, and leads his blues/rock career since his youth in the city of Salvador, Brazil, where he still lives.
Founded in 2009, Eric Assmar Trio has been performing and touring regularly throughout the years, bringing to many cities the power of their blues/rock playing evidenced in their two albums. The current line up is Eric Assmar (guitar/vocals), Thiago Brandão (drums) and Rafael Zumaeta (bass).