Tommy Harden

Tommy Harden's Biography

Tommy Harden has been in Nashville since the early 90's. The first gig he landed was 4 months after moving to town with the Grammy award winning Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers. He then went on to tour with Ricky Skaggs, playing drums in the coveted Kentucky Thunder band. Tommy has played on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, David Letterman, The Today Show, Good Morning America, Oprah, The View, Regis and Kelly, and the list goes on. He has performed at the White House, the Kennedy Center, and the Capitol for the 4th of July, and has played in every state in the nation, in arenas and amphitheaters all over the country.

Since getting off the road in the mid 90's Tommy pursued studio work, where he became a top call, ‘A' list studio drummer. Tommy has played on hundreds of recordings for artists such as Alan Jackson, Reba, Big and Rich, Waylon Jennings, Jessica Simpson, and has been on number one hits for Justin Moore, Dustin Lynch, and James Otto. Tommy played drums on the most played song ‘Girl I Just Got Started Loving You' and played on the ACM song of the year, ‘I Drive Your Truck' by Lee Brice. Other number ones are ‘Hard to Love' (Lee Brice), ‘Lost In This Moment' (Big and Rich), ‘Beer Money' and ‘Something ‘Bout a Truck' by Kip Moore, ‘Lips of and Angel (Jack Ingram), and ‘Lettin' the Night Roll' by Justin Moore. Tommy has also played on the long running ‘Napa Knowhow' commercial and the Panettiere ‘Cotton, the fabric of our lives' commercial. Since 1997, when Tommy started doing recording, he has played on an estimated 5,000-7,000 sessions.

Tommy was recently featured playing drums in the movie ‘Muscle Shoals', playing for Rick Hall and Candi Staton. Tommy's 5 Minute Monday and other videos on his YouTube channel have had over 400,000 views. He is currently fronting his own band Lost Hollow with his wife Lorrie, and is a signed artist on Render Records. He currently tours with Reba McEntire and has been in her band for 14 years. Tommy has a studio at his house called Tommy's Dungeon, where he does drum tracks for clients all over the world, produces, and writes songs.

"I've played all kinds of drums kits, and nothing comes close to the sound I achieve with Yamaha drums. The clients, artists, and engineers that I work for demand the absolute top of the line sound. I get that with Yamaha drums. When I hit my Yamaha's, the smiles in the control room and at the front of house console in the arena say everything."
- Tommy Harden

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