Likes: Great food and coffee. Interesting and creative music. Intriguing architecture.
Dislikes: Oblivious people and weak coffee
Favorite Food: Mexican/Asian
Favorite Quote: “Be bad or be great, because good is too boring to remember.”
For over 30 years Eric Darken has worked as a studio and touring percussionist for some of the biggest bands and artists in the world. His recording credits include Taylor Swift, Bob Seger, Luke Bryan, Maron Morris, Keith Urban, Jimmy Buffett, Carrie Underwood, The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir and new artists James Bay 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. 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 – Rise of the Silver Surfer. Other projects include A Drummer Boy’s Christmas and Sunday Drive.