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The apple definitely didn’t fall far from the tree for Eren Cannata, who grew up on tour watching his saxophone-playing father perform with the Beach Boys and Billy Joel. “It was so much fun doing that; that it inspired me,” Eren tells OK!.

According to his dad Richie, Eren’s first recorded song was "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" at the age of two in his father’s recording studio, Cove City Studios where the likes of Justin Timberlake, Jennifer Lopez and even Ray Charles have made their hits. It was only a matter of time for Eren to have a record, Blame it on the City. What does he blame on the city that he now calls home, “Everything, but my craziness mostly.” One thing is certain; he is crazy about music. “My life is music,” Eren, who was once on the soap As the World Turns explains. “I’m living and breathing it.”

Eren has hung out with another great musician — John Mayer but don’t expect him to make the faces. “I’ve been told I have restless leg syndrome when I sing,” he says. “I guess I do make faces at my band to try to make them laugh.” He does share with John the talent and craft. “It’s a natural out for me to vent and do what I like to do,” Eren whose songs are based on his life says. “I’ve broken hearts and my heart has been broken.” Seeing him live demonstrates that at 22, Eren has the expertise of the greats, but a modest Eren says, “I don’t dare put myself on that same list.”
By Alisandra Puliti
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