Eric Darken

Jan 01, 1992

Eric Darken is listed in the credits for the following albums:

Year Artist Album Role
1989 Trace Balin Here and Now Percussion
1989 Paul Smith Back to Who I Am Percussion
1989 Twila Paris It's The Thought... Percussion
1990 Bruce Carroll Great Exchange Percussion, Tambourine
1990 Buddy Greene Sojourner's Song Percussion
1991 Imperials Big God Percussion
1991 Margaret Becker Simple House Percussion
1992 PFR Pray for Rain Percussion
1992 Newsboys Not Ashamed Percussion
1992 Buddy Greene Buddy Greene and Friends Live! Percussion
1992 Carman Revival in the Land Percussion
1992 Kim Boyce Facts of Love Percussion
1992 4Him The Basics of Life Harbor Sounds, Percussion
1992 Steve Green Hide Em In Your Heart #2 Percussion
1993 Steve Taylor Squint Percussion
1993 White Heart Highlands Tambourine, Bass Drum, Congas
1993 Gaither Vocal Band Southern Classics Percussion
1993 PFR Goldie's Last Day Percussion
1993 First Call Sacred Journey Percussion
1993 Billy Sprague The Wind & The Wave Percussion
1994 Bliss Bliss Bliss Bliss Percussion
1994 Randy Stonehill Lazarus Heart Percussion
1994 White Heart Nothing but the Best Radio Classics Tambourine, Bass Drum, Congas
1994 PFR Great Lengths Percussion
1994 Bryan Duncan Slow Revival Drums, Percussion
1994 4Him The Ride Percussion
1994 Out of the Grey Diamond Days Percussion
1994 Idle Cure Eclipse Percussion
1994 Amy Grant House of Love Percussion
1994 David Mullen David Mullen Percussion
1994 Carman Yo! Kidz 2 Percussion
1994 Patsy Moore The Flower Child's Guide to Love and Fashion Percussion
1995 Gary Oliver Gary Oliver Percussion
1995 White Heart Attack! Tambourine, Bass Drum, Congas
1995 Bruce Carroll One Summer's Evening Live Percussion
1995 Guardian Buzz Percussion
1995 Margaret Becker Grace Percussion
1995 Phil Keaggy True Believer Percussion
1995 Newsboys Going Public Percussion
1995 Geoff Moore & The Distance Home Run Percussion
1995 White Heart Inside Percussion
1995 First Call Beyond December Percussion
1995 Carman R.I.O.T. Percussion
1996 Charlie Peacock Strange Language Percussion
1996 Bruce Carroll Speed Of Light Percussion
1996 Buddy Greene Simple Praise Percussion
1996 Phil Keaggy 220 Percussion
1996 Dogs of Peace Speak Percussion
1996 Steven Curtis Chapman Signs of Life Percussion
1996 Sarah Masen Sarah Masen Percussion
1996 PFR Them Percussion
1997 Bruce Carroll For The Record Percussion
1997 Guardian Bottle Rocket Percussion
1997 Phil Keaggy On the Fly Percussion
1997 Kim Boyce As I Am Percussion
1997 Carolyn Arends Feel Free Percussion
1997 Michael Card Unveiled Hope Percussion
1997 Marty McCall Images of Faith Drums, Percussion
1997 PFR The Late Great PFR Percussion
1998 Buddy Greene Christmas...Not Just Any Night Drums, Percussion
1998 Phil Keaggy Phil Keaggy Percussion
1998 Carman Mission 3:16 Percussion
1998 Out of the Grey Remember This Percussion
1999 Charlie Peacock Kingdom Come Percussion
1999 Guardian Smashes Percussion
1999 Phil Keaggy Splash / Music to Paint By Percussion
1999 Phil Keaggy Majesty and Wonder: An Instrumental Christmas Percussion
1999 John Elefante Defying Gravity Percussion
1999 Avalon In a Different Light Percussion
1999 Chris Rodriguez Beggar's Paradise Percussion
1999 Steven Curtis Chapman Speechless Percussion
1999 Michael W. Smith This Is Your Time Drums, Percussion
2000 Phil Keaggy Lights of Madrid Percussion
2000 Carolyn Arends Seize The Day & Other Stories Percussion
2000 Petra Double Take Percussion
2000 FFH Found a Place Percussion
2000 Sierra Change Percussion
2000 Passion One Day Live Percussion
2000 Michael W. Smith Freedom Drums, Percussion
2001 Basix Illuminate Percussion
2001 Phil Keaggy Songs About What Matters Percussion
2001 Phil Keaggy In the Quiet Hours Percussion
2001 Cindy Morgan Elementary Percussion
2001 Steven Curtis Chapman Declaration Percussion, Handclaps
2002 Nicole C. Mullen Christmas in Black and White Percussion
2002 Mark Douthit Groove Percussion
2002 Ashley Cleveland Second Skin Percussion
2002 Newsboys Thrive Drums
2003 Phil Keaggy History Makers Percussion
2005 Bruce Carroll Big World Percussion
2005 Ashley Cleveland Men and Angels Say Percussion
2005 Bart Millard Hymned Percussion, Jews Harp
2006 MercyMe Coming Up To Breathe Percussion
2007 MercyMe All That Is Within Me Percussion
2008 Jeremy Camp Speaking Louder Than Before Percussion
2012 Ashley Cleveland Beauty in the Curve Drums, Percussion
2013 John Elefante On My Way to the Sun Percussion
2016 Dogs of Peace Heel Percussion
2017 Ashley Cleveland One More Song Percussion

Eric Darken

Dec 21, 1964

Eric A. Darken is an American percussionist, composer, and programmer.

Drawing inspiration from his grandfather, a bandleader. Darken began playing drums at age 12 and played timpani and mallets in high school. Darken attended Brevard College in Brevard, North Carolina, then transferred to Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Darken was also a part of the ORTV Richard Roberts television show.

Darken has participated in recording sessions for Bon Jovi, Jewel, Luke Bryan, Darius Rucker, Carrie Underwood, and Taylor Swift. He has toured in support of Vince Gill, Amy Grant, Faith Hill, Take 6, and Bob Seger. Darken currently tours with Jimmy Buffett and The Coral Reefer Band.

Eric has written underscores for TV shows, including Dateline NBC, 20/20, Fox Sports, Discovery Channel, NFL Network, and National Geographic, and for the film, Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer.

In 2008, Darken won an Academy of Country Music award for Musician Of The Year in the "Specialty Instrument" category. And in 1996, Eric Darken won the Gospel Music Association Dove Award for Instrumental Album Of The Year.

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