Eric Darius (born December 3, 1982), is an American Contemporary Jazz/R&B/Pop saxophonist, vocalist, songwriter, producer, and educator.
Fearlessly pushing all musical boundaries, Eric is one of the most exciting musicians to enter the Contemporary Jazz scene in the last decade. His explosive arrival as a recording artist at the age of 17 caused a frenzy worldwide! Now, with six critically acclaimed albums under his belt, three Number One hit singles, eight Top 10 radio hits on Nielsen’s R&R/Billboard Contemporary Jazz Charts, and a SESAC Top 10 Jazz Artist of the Year award for 2015, international recording artist, Eric Darius is on the verge of superstardom. Prophetically hailed Debut Artist of the Year by Smooth Jazz News in 2004, Eric has shared the stage with innumerable world renown, Grammy Award winning artists, such as Prince, Jamie Foxx, Mary J. Blige, David Foster, Carlos Santana, Babyface, & George Benson, just to name a few. His music innovatively crosses over all music boundaries from Jazz, R&B, Hip-Hop, to Pop, creating a very distinctive, fresh sound and approach that is uniquely his own.