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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.

Looking forward to joining these incredible musicians for a very special EU tour this fall!The Niels Lan Doky International Jazz Collective is glad to announce that its new project the JAZZ/TAKES SUPERGROUP will be touring Europe during this fall! Four legendary musicians will embark on a musical journey based on one of the NLD IJC’s most successful concepts, the Jazz/Takes concert series. While the creative task of Jazz/Takes is complex, the concept is simple: Interpreting the canons of well-established genres of contemporary music - through the lens of jazz. The JAZZ/TAKES SUPERGROUP plays a mixture of their own original compositions and jazz interpretations of flagship songs from genres such as 90s Grunge (Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, Alice In Chains, Nirvana, Soundgarden), 70s Disco (Chic, Abba, Sister Sledge), French Electronic (David Guetta), Heavy Metal (Metallica), 90s Hip Hop (Nas, Notorious B.I.G., A Tribe Called Quest), 70s NY Post Punk (Television, Patti Smith, The Ramones), 80s UK New Wave (New Order) and more. The series normally resides at the Louisiana Museum Of Modern Art in Denmark and has featured some of the greatest legends in jazz. Now, for the first time, the JAZZ/TAKES SUPERGROUP will bring this enticing project to other parts of Europe.Harvey Mason (Drums/US)Darryl Jones bassist (bass/US)Bill Evans (Saxophone/US)Niels Lan Doky (Piano/DK)Oct 30 - Promenadisali Concert Hall, Pori, FinlandNov 1 - Blue Note Milano, ItalyNov 2 - RAM Theatre, Jazzfestival Budapest, HungaryNov 4 - Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, DenmarkNov 5 - Ingolstädter Jazztage, GermanyNov 6 - Jazzclub Rorschach, SwitzerlandNov 7 - Tvornica Kulture, Zagreb, CroatiaNov 8 - Teatro Bibiena, Mantova, ItalyNov 9 - Teatro Pavón, Madrid, SpainNov 10 - Conservatorio de Palma, Palma De Mallorca, SpainNov 11 - Erholungshaus, Leverkusener Jazztage, GermanyNov 12 - Zig Zag Jazz Club, Berlin, GermanyInfo & Tickets at www.internationaljazzcollective.com#internationaljazzcollective #jazztake #jazztakessupergroup #jazzlegends #tour ... See MoreSee Less

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Join us for a very special tribute event for Charlie Watts on August 29-31 at @bluenotenyc. Featuring members of @therollingstones touring band and many more. Hope to see you there! 🥁#charliewatts #celebratingcharliewatts #bluenote #bluenotenyc #shout2rvn ... See MoreSee Less

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Thanks to everyone that made it to one (or more) of the #Stonessixty shows! Looking forward to the next one! 🎸🎶👅🙌🏿 📸: @loveyoulivearchive #darryljonesbassist #jonesmusicalinstruments #therollingstones #shout2rvn ... See MoreSee Less

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Wishing the one and only @mickjagger a happy, healthy birthday today! 🥳🎂🎉#mickjagger #therollingstones #shout2rvn ... See MoreSee Less

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Moments from the #StonesSIXTY tour with a sneak peek of some beautiful new basses from @jonesmusicalinstruments 👀🎸Which one is your favorite?Photo 1: Mach II Short Scale Bass in Clever EvergreenPhoto 2: Gresham (Jazz Style) in Porsche ClayPhoto 3: Gresham (Jazz Style) in Dark-Berry Cherry📸: @jsoxy & @loveyoulivearchive #bass #basses #bassist #darryljones #darryljonesbassist #jonesmusicalinstruments #shout2rvn ... See MoreSee Less

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