Darius Holbert is a classically trained multi-instrumentalist steeped in the southern gospel and blues tradition. When he isn’t working on his musical project DARIUSTX, Darius is composing music for film, television, and new media. He is currently scoring season 2 of “Making A Scene with James Franco,” as well as a new documentary called “The Crest,” which is directed by Mark Covino (known for “A Band Called Death”). The award-winning artist has had his music featured on a myriad of television shows such as American Horror Story, Grey’s Anatomy, and American Idol. Likewise, his films have won awards at Sundance, LA Film Fest, and more.
Darius has produced, musically directed, performed with, and written for artists as varied as Everlast, Wu-Tang Clan, Dave Brubeck, Britney Spears, Sophie B. Hawkins, House of Pain, Diane Warren, The Dallas Symphony Orchestra, and Bobby Brown.
DARIUSTX features guest musicians including Nicole Britton and Caroline Wilson (vocals); Felix D-Kat Pollard, Roc Roccapriore, and Dave Allen (drums); Paul Jacob Cartwright and Matt Bowen (fiddle); Marty Rifkin (pedel steel); Ben Kishaba (guitar).
Each guest musician has worked with esteemed artists including Paul McCartney, Jason Mraz, Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty, O.A.R., Macy Gray, Father John Misty, Michelle Branch, and Lionel Richie.