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Whether supporting musical greats or leading his own band, Darryl Jones rocks a fresh soulful groove

Growing up in a musical family on the south side of Chicago and playing alongside diverse world-class artists has provided profound musical insight and inspiration which can only be heard in the music of Darryl Jones.


After several years gigging around the Chicago music scene, Darryl’s international recording and touring career took flight at age 21, with jazz icon Miles Davis. Gigs with Sting, Herbie Hancock, Peter Gabriel, Madonna, Eric Clapton, and others soon followed, and since ‘93 he’s been the bassist for the Rolling Stones. When his schedule permits, he performs with other artists, co-leads a couple of bands, serves the legacy of The Chief with the Miles Electric Band; and in 2017 he debuted The Darryl Jones Project.


Besides touring and recording, Darryl keeps busy writing music, including composing the score for an award-winning film. He continues his education, and was selected to participate in the Sundance Institute’s famed Music & Sound Design Lab at Skywalker Ranch in 2017.  He teaches classes and conducts clinics around the world, and in 2014 he founded Jones Musical Instruments to craft custom basses and guitars.

Nicholas Tremulis & The Prodigals In one breath, Nick holds up a mirror to the cold world we find ourselves in and in the next, reminds us that there is still beauty. This is art. Crossing multiple disciplines: visual, musical, critical, and historical. Visually, ultra-chromatic and kaleidoscopic. Musically, diverse and challenging. This new release from Nick Tremulis is a work of arts.**work of arts- something giving high aesthetic satisfaction to the viewer or listener while employing multiple artistic disciplines.i.e. Music, video, lyrics, images, colors, etc. 🎨🎶🙏Warning: Explicit lyrics ... See MoreSee Less

5 days ago  ·  

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Thank you to everyone who joined us — in person and virtually, for the very special Tribute to Stan Getz. It was an honor to play for Monica Getz alongside Bill Evans, Manu Katche, and Niels Lan Doky at the Getz residence in Helsingør, Denmark. 💙🎸🎶#SOUNDDUES #InternationalJazzCollective #jazz #jazzmusic #stangetz #bass #bassguitar ... See MoreSee Less

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LIVESTREAM ANNOUNCEMENT - Stan Getz Tribute Concert!Saturday, September 11th, I will have the pleasure of performing with this all-star group in the former Stan Getz house in Denmark, in the presence of Monica Getz. We will be playing Getz’s compositions and others inspired by his legacy.With Bill Evans, Manu Katche, & Niels Lan Doky Get your tickets ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago  ·  

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I am deeply saddened to have been informed that Charlie Watts has died. I appreciate all the kind words and thoughtful sentiments I’m receiving. My heart goes out to Charlie’s family and wealth of friends and fans grieving his passing. Though he had not been well it is nonetheless a tremendous shock to hear this sad news. I’ll have more to share soon. I’m just trying to wrap my head and heart around this loss. I’m sure you all understand. More to come, Darryl ... See MoreSee Less

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