Etric Lyons is a renowned bassist out of Toronto who has performed, recorded and toured extensively throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Brazil with many of Canada’s great talents in a career spanning over 3 decades. In addition to recording and performing with Alfie, Etric has toured with Molly Johnson,Liberty Silver, Jesse Cook, Colin James, Remy Shand, Esthero, Eddie Bullen and Philip Sayce – to name a few – and is also a passionate band leader of his own musical project called Kush that has played and toured Eastern Canada for corporate parties and has had residencies at various venues in Toronto. Kush was nominated for a Canadian Smooth Jazz Award in 2006 and Etric was nominated for his bass stylings in 2007.
Etric has been playing bass live and providing the vocal harmonies with singer/songwriter Serge Nikol since 2007 at the CopaCabana Brazilian BBQ Restaurant in Toronto. He has also composed and produced many original works for film and television. A sought after performer, Etric has enjoyed several tours with Canada’s own Classic Albums Live as well as provided the upright bass music for 3 home grown theater productions (Cookin’at the Cookery, Wang Dang Doodle and Some Other Spring). When not performing,Etric focuses on composing and writing his own original works in many genresthat defy classification – all laced with varying sprinklings of his jazz,classical and electronica sensibilities. To learn more about Kush, please go to www.kush-music.com.