Ice Station Zebra
Eric Fischer was born in Gainesville, Florida on February 23, 1981. He became a classically trained pianist beginning his study of the piano at the age of seven, and he started composing original music while still in high school. He completed course work for a BA in business administration from the University of Florida, graduating with honors in 2002. When in college, he received formal vocal training, and he became influenced by a variety of musical styles including rock, r&b, jazz and new age. In February 2003, Eric got a job with Carnival Cruise Lines as a piano bar pianist/singer after building a repertoire of over 300 cover songs. Since then, he has performed on six cruise ships as well as at many venues in the southeastern U.S.