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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 Instrument Company to craft custom basses and guitars.

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In support of the Darryl Jones Master Bass Clinic on August 17 at the California Jazz Conservatory, Darryl will be a featured guest on Alisa Clancy’s Desert Island Jazz show on KCSM Jazz 91 Friday, August 16, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Darryl will talk about his latest career developments, Jones Musical Instruments, and the audience will be treated to a special set of songs he selected to listen to if he were stranded on a desert island. Mark your calendar! Livestream worldwide at: www.kcsm.org/

Tickets on sale now and are limited to 80 participants: bit.ly/DarrylJonesMasterBassClinic

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In support of the Darryl Jones Master Bass Clinic on August 17 at the California Jazz Conservatory,  Darryl will be a featured guest on Alisa Clancy’s Desert Island Jazz show on KCSM Jazz 91 Friday, August 16, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Darryl will talk about his latest career developments, Jones Musical Instruments, and the audience will be treated to a special set of songs he selected to listen to if he were stranded on a desert island. Mark your calendar! Livestream  worldwide at: https://www.kcsm.org/

Tickets on sale now and are limited to 80 participants: http://bit.ly/DarrylJonesMasterBassClinic

Photo: J.Bouquet

Sunday music with the Allman Brothers; this was a particularly difficult time for the band, having lost both Duane Allman (1971) and Berry Oakley (1972) in motorcycle accidents. Duane wasn't replaced as a guitarist, and in 1972 Chuck Leavell joined the band as a second keyboardist.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=GyfD_jgxIuoThe Allman Brothers Band - Midnight Rider Recorded Live: 9/10/1973 - Grand Opera House - Macon, GA More The Allman Brothers Band at Music Vault: www.m...
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We are very pleased to announce this Master Bass Clinic on Saturday, August 17 at the California Jazz Conservatory 1p-3p, Presented by Bass Magazine, Ampeg and support from KCSM Jazz 91. Topics include but not limited to the following: Efficient practice routines, defining your sound, setting career goals, recording techniques, current gear including Jones Musical Instruments, plus audition stories with the Rolling Stones and Miles Davis

The California Jazz Conservatory is the only independent, accredited music conservatory in America completely devoted to the study and performance of jazz. This is an intimate special event with only 80 tickets available, and they are on sale now:

cjc.vbotickets.com/event/DARRYL_JONES_MASTER_CLINIC/36622

#darryljonesbassist #jonesmusicalinstruments #ampeg #californiajazzconservatory #bassmagazine
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We are very pleased to announce this Master Bass Clinic on Saturday, August 17 at the California Jazz Conservatory 1p-3p,  Presented by Bass Magazine, Ampeg and support from KCSM Jazz 91.   Topics include but not limited to the following: Efficient practice routines, defining your sound, setting career goals, recording techniques, current gear including Jones Musical Instruments, plus audition stories with the Rolling Stones and Miles Davis

The California Jazz Conservatory is the only independent, accredited music conservatory in America completely devoted to the study and performance of jazz. This is an intimate special event with only 80 tickets available, and they are on sale now: 

https://cjc.vbotickets.com/event/DARRYL_JONES_MASTER_CLINIC/36622

#darryljonesbassist #jonesmusicalinstruments #ampeg #californiajazzconservatory  #bassmagazine
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