Percussionist Eric Darken continues to put his indelible percussive stamp onto the Nashville studio scene. Eric Darken's most recent list of chart-topping albums includes artists such as American Idol star Carrie Underwood, Trace Adkins, Vince Gill, Phil Vassar, Josh Turner, Sheila Walsh, Mercy Me and the soon to be released Rascal Flatts.
His recording credits read like a “who’s who” including Taylor Swift, BonJovi, Jewel, James Bay, Maren Morris, Bob Seger, Carrie Underwood, The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir and new artists Carly Pearce and Moon Taxi.
The award-winning percussionist has traveled around the world and throughout the United States performing with artists such as Vince Gill, Amy Grant, Faith Hill, Take 6 and Bob Seger. He currently tours with Jimmy Buffett and The Coral Reefer Band and frequently performs live with Mac McAnally.
An accomplished composer and producer, Eric has written original underscores for TV and film. These shows include Dateline NBC, 20/20, Fox Sports, the Discovery Channel, The NFL Network, National Geographic and the film, The Fantastic Four.
Eric currently uses Meinl Percussion, Paiste Cymbals, Mike Balter Mallets, The Trashkat and Shure Microphones in the production of his projects.