Ken Eichler is a musician, producer, songwriter, composer, arranger and recording engineer. A versatile instrumentalist with eclectic tastes, Ken excels in a variety of musical styles with a strong foundation in blues and rock. Ken's music and productions have received critical acclaim and airplay around the world and have been featured in radio, TV, film, and advertising.
Recent placements include Showtime's "City On A Hill", 2018 NFL games, NBC's coverage of the 2018 Winter Olympics, NBC's "The Voice", NBC's "Chicago PD", Fox's "New Girl", CBS's "Criminal Minds", NBC's "Dateline NBC", History Channel's "American Restoration", "Pawn Stars", "Cajun Pawn Stars", "Counting Cars", and "American Pickers", Discovery's "Tickle", MTV's "When I was 17", NatGeo's "American Weed", TLC's "NY Ink", Velocity's "Saw Dogs", CNBC's "Best Job Ever", Bravo's "Real Housewives of Atlanta and Miami", and many more.
Ken received a Bachelor of Art's in music theory from The State University of New York at Oswego where he also played lead guitar with the school's big band during his freshman through junior years. For his senior year, Ken studied recording engineering at the Institute of Audio Research in NY while studying music history at NYU. Ken worked as a recording and mastering engineer in several NYC studios prior to building his own state-of-the-art studio.
Ken has performed and recorded with many fine bands and musicians over the years including Skydog, Solid State, Pursuit, Spindrift, The Hip Pocket Band, The Uninvited, Dr. C and The All Star Band, Vinnie Pastore's "Crazy Horse All Stars" and other NY area bands.
Ken's production of the Hip Pocket Band's cover of "Have You Ever Loved a Woman" featuring Kevin "Dr. C" Crutchfield on vocals and Ken on guitar is the lead off song on Don's Tunes hit YouTube playlist, "1 Hr Slow Blues Volume 2".
Ken records at his own "Sliding Door Studio" and is actively placing music with other artists and in TV, film, and other commercial applications. Ken also produces and collaborates with other independent artists. Recent production credits include The Bam Bam Project's "Unfinished Business", The Hip Pocket Band's "Returns", Harpist Lois Colin's "Monica's Wedding", The Tessera String Band's "Tessera String Band", Set To Stun's "Set To Stun", Pam Sklar's "A Tune For America" and "Silver Pharaoh", The Roadhouse Roosters "Roadhouse Roosters" and Tom Nicks' "Blue Seduction".
Ken and his longtime music partner, Thomas "T." Nicks, recently finished their second CD “Daddy Feels Good” an excellent follow-up to their critically acclaimed CD "Deep Water". It features Angel Rissoff, Nicole Alifante, Baron Raymonde, Vito Luizzi, Tommy McDonnell, Stephanie Harrison, Paul Conners and more. Some great tunes, great performers and fantastic performances by all.
Ken's latest release, "Dimensions" is a tribute to one of his greatest influences, The Allman Brothers Band.