Erik Applegate & TimeChild Album Release

Apr 3, 2019


Kenyon Brenner – saxophone
Shawn Williams – trumpet
Julian Cary – vocals
Julia Dollison – vocals
Kelsey Shiba – vocals
Dana Landry – keyboards
Steve Kovalcheck – guitar
Jim White – drums
Erik Applegate – bass

A man of many passions, Erik Applegate is a bassist, composer, and songwriter. Called “a top-notch acoustic bass performer” by, and “a seriously swingin’ dude” by Bass World Magazine, Applegate has performed throughout the U.S. with jazz artists including the Bob Mintzer Big Band, Nnenna Freelon, Milt Jackson, Jeff Coffin, Mulgrew Miller, Eddie Daniels, Dick Oatts, Clay Jenkins, Dave Pietro, Deborah Brown, Marlena Shaw, Alan Dawson, and others. He toured with renowned pianist James Williams and in a trio with Harold Mabern and Ed Thigpen, and has appeared at jazz festivals, clubs, and concert series throughout the U.S. and in Europe, Australia, and China

Red Skies, Applegate’s first CD as a leader, reached #2 on the Roots Music Report chart, and he can also be heard on charting albums including Born To Wander’s self-titled debut, Dana Landry’s Grammy-nominated Journey Home, 7ON7’s Back When It Was Fun, as well as about 20 others.

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