Eric Felten is "a formidable trombonist" with a "voice smooth enough to merit Connick comparisons," writes JazzTimes. Critics have compared Eric's "singing to that of Michael Bublé or Harry Connick," notes Donald Clarke, author of The Penguin Encyclopedia of Popular Music. "But worthy as those gentlemen are, I find Felten's singing more charming, more personal, more intimate, as though one of your best buddies could sing. He is a crooner with style." Eric starred, with his big band, in The Big Band Sound of WWII, a concert special for public television. The overwhelming response from television audiences across the country demonstrated the enduring power and appeal of classic American popular music. And it showed why PBS calls Eric a "renowned crooner and bandleader." The program has been seen by over 15 million viewers.