Eric Neels played with the bands Crapule De Luxe, Mezcal, One Race (latin), Marc Alleyn, Minor Blues and led his own Eric Neels Quartet and Quintet. He played with the "Hot Club de Bruges" with Karel De Sutter (rhtyhm guitar) en Daniel Boerjan (bass) in a Django style project, but his interest also goes to modern jazz, with his own projects. He also played with André Donni (sax), Gilbert Isbin (gt), Bart De Nolf (b), etc... He is also active on the rock scene. As a leader, he released in 1986 the LP "Guitar street".