Discography

As a Producer:

As a Co-Producer:

Additional Production credits include Brenda Kahn and Deanne Wood.

As a Bassist:

  • Stephin MerritShowtunes (Nonesuch Records)
  • Blue’s CluesBlues Big Musical Movie (Kid Rhino CD and DVD)
  • Blue’s CluesBoogie Kid (Rhino CD and DVD)
  • Brenda KahnHunger (Rocket 99 Records)
  • FlareHung (Le Grand Magistery), Bottom (Tamper Records), Definitive (Mother West Records)
  • AarkticaMatchless Years, Pure Tone Audiometry, and Bleeding Light (Darla)
  • LD & The New CriticismTragic Realism (Darla)
  • Drazy HoopsStraight to Black (Shimmy Disc)
  • Chris ChandlerConvenience Store Troubadours (Prime CD)
  • PlexusPlexus (Mother West Records)
  • Speed DialKecam (Mother West Records)
  • Kelly SnyderOxygen (Mother West Records)
  • Lori MichaelsThe Lilac Testament (Mother West Records)
  • Kris GruenLullaby School (Mother West Records)
  • James MarksDock Dreams (Mother West Records)
  • JC MiloGiant Bug (Mother West Records)
  • The Sound of MondayLinguistic Misdemeanor (Mother West Recprds)
  • ChrysalisOriginal Soundtrack Recording (Mother West Records)
  • Austin Hartley LeonardFranklin Ave. (Mother West Records)
  • Mission: On MarsMission: On Mars (Area 51 Records), The Rhythm and Space Suplex (Area 51 Records)
  • LureLure
  • Sam BarronAll Over the Place
  • Greg AnnussekLittle Palaces
  • The Brooklyn Youth ChorusSeason Selections, Voices in Harmony, Our Own Song, This is the Day, Wonderland

Ernest is an in demand session bassist having performing on over 35 releases and multiple commercials for AT&T, LG phones, V8, Budweiser, Nike, General Electric, as well as on tracks for such television shows as Blue’s Clues, Dawson’s Creek, The Today Show, One Life to Live, The Osbournes and The Real World. He has also preformed or recorded with many artists including: Stephen Merritt, DJ FS, DJ Spooky, The Real Tuesday Weld, Craig Wedern (Shudder to Think), Frank London (Klezmatics), Kenny Werner, Joe Lovano, Ed Schuller, Kenny Garrett, Jeff Watts, Joshua Redman, Antonio Hart, Daniel Carter, Melnikoff, Ran Blake, Kenwood Denard, Kirk Nurock, members of Gogol Bordello, Dana Colley (Morphine), Martin Sexton, Tim Easton, Duke Daniels (The Platters).

He has studied bass under Leigh Mesh (Associate Principal of The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra), John Stovall (Boston Symphony Orchestra), Ran Blake, Gunther Schuller, Kenny Werner, Bruce Gertz, Ed Lucie and Jim Smith, and has performed at The Lilith Fair, Carnegie Hall, Town Hall, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Jazz at LIncoln Center, The Winter Garden, Barge Music, SXSW & CMJ music festivals, the JVC and Boston Globe Jazz Festivals, Crystal and Carnival Cruise Lines, as well as touring across the United States, the Caribbean, Mexico, Europe and Scandinavia. His recording and engineering skils have had him travel to Africa to do remote choral field recordings.