||This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification. (December 2016) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)|
December 11, 1961 |
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
|Genres||Jazz, jazz fusion, rock|
|Associated acts||The Rolling Stones, Miles Davis, Sting, Stone Raiders|
|Lakland Darryl Jones Signature Bass Fender Precision Bass|
Jones was born in Chicago, Illinois. His father, a drummer, taught him drums and xylophone. When Jones saw a neighbor playing bass in a school talent show, he switched to bass. He attended Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
He started his music career as a studio musician in New York City, playing often with Vince Wilburn, Jr., the nephew of Miles Davis. When Wilburn told him Davis was looking for a bass player, he called Davis and eventually went on tour with him in 1983. Jones recorded on Davis's albums Decoy (1984) and You're Under Arrest (1985).
In 1985 he became a member of Sting's band with Branford Marsalis, Kenny Kirkland, and Omar Hakim. With Sting he recorded the album Dream of the Blue Turtles, the live album Bring on the Night, and appeared in the documentary of the same name about the band's formation and tour.
Jones also played in Peter Gabriel's band during the 1988 Human Rights Now! Tour performances.
Jones became a touring member of the Rolling Stones in 1993 after bassist Bill Wyman retired. Jones has toured with the band several times and appeared on the albums Voodoo Lounge (1994), Stripped (1995), Bridges to Babylon (1997), No Security (1998) and Blue & Lonesome (2016).
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Darryl Jones.|
None of the audio/visual content is hosted on this site. All media is embedded from other sites such as GoogleVideo, Wikipedia, YouTube etc. Therefore, this site has no control over the copyright issues of the streaming media.
All issues concerning copyright violations should be aimed at the sites hosting the material. This site does not host any of the streaming media and the owner has not uploaded any of the material to the video hosting servers. Anyone can find the same content on Google Video or YouTube by themselves.
The owner of this site cannot know which documentaries are in public domain, which has been uploaded to e.g. YouTube by the owner and which has been uploaded without permission. The copyright owner must contact the source if he wants his material off the Internet completely.