Aaron Carroll was raised in Northern Colorado. He began studying music at a young age with his father, who was also a musician. At age ten he began playing saxophone, and drums at eleven. Aaron was involved in every music program in school, avidly attending music festivals, and competitions. From 1998 to 2000 he attended University of Northern Colorado as a Music Performance Major. During that time he received many awards from the International Association of Jazz Educators, including citations for Outstanding Musicianship, Improvisation, and Drum Solo performances.
Aaron has studied with many great drummers including Terry Bozzio (Frank Zappa, Missing Persons, Korn), Thomas Van Schoick II, Dom Famularo, Gary Hobbs (Stan Kenton), and Dave Elitch (The Mars Volta, Justin Timberlake).
In 2001, Aaron relocated to Las Vegas where he currently works as a professional drummer, game sound designer, composer, and educator.
He is a first call sideman for a wide range of artists and styles. He has performed with many great artists, most notably the late guitar prodigy Shawn Lane, and country superstar Toby Keith. Aaron is officially endorsed by Spaun Drums, Vic Firth Drumsticks, Scymtek Cymbals and he is an official member of The D'Addario Education Collective.