Darryl Jones (born December 11, 1961), also known as "The Munch", is an American bass guitarist, highly regarded and a stylish bassist in jazz, blues and rock music. Events 359 - Honoratus, the first known Prefect of the City of Constantinople, takes office Year 1961 ( MCMLXI) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the A bass player (bassist is a Musician who plays a Double bass, Bass guitar, keyboard bass or wind Jazz is an American Musical art form which originated in the beginning of the 20th century in African American communities in the Southern United States The Blues is a vocal and instrumental form of Music based on the use of the Blue notes It emerged as an accessible form of self-expression Rock music is a genre of Popular music often though not necessarily employing Electric guitar, Bass guitar, and Drums. The second concert and recording bassist in the continuing four-decade legacy of the legendary rock and roll band, The Rolling Stones.
Jones is African-American and was born in Chicago, Illinois, and attended Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Chicago (ʃɪˈkɑːgoʊ is the largest City by population in the state of Illinois and the American Midwest of the United States. The State of Illinois ( roughly ill-i-NOY is a state of the United States of America, the 21st to be admitted to the Union. Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC but usually just referred to as SIU) is located in Carbondale, Illinois. He joined Miles Davis' band in 1983, was mentored as a young jazz musician protege by Mr. Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26 1926 &ndash September 28 1991 was an American Jazz Trumpeter, Bandleader, and Composer. Year 1983 ( MCMLXXXIII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar) Davis, and played bass guitar on the Miles Davis albums Decoy (1984) and You're under Arrest (1985). Decoy is a 1984 album by Jazz musician Miles Davis. Track listing "Decoy" (Davis Robert Irving III You're Under Arrest is a 1985 album recorded by Miles Davis that saw Miles mix pop tunes with political statements about racism pollution and war Jones has worked with jazz recording artists Herbie Hancock's Headhunters, Mike Stern, John Scofield, and Steps Ahead, as well as touring pop and rock artists Sting, Peter Gabriel, Madonna, Eric Clapton and Joan Armatrading. Herbert Jeffrey Hancock ("Herbie" born April 12 1940 is a Jazz Pianist and Composer. The Headhunters are a popular Jazz-funk fusion band, best known for their albums they recorded as a backing band of Jazz keyboard Mike Stern (born January 10 1953) is an American Jazz Guitarist A major player on the scene since his breakthrough days with Miles Davis John Scofield (born December 26 1951 in Dayton Ohio) is an American Jazz Guitarist and Composer, who has played and collaborated Steps Ahead (originally known as Steps is a Jazz fusion group and the brainchild of Vibraphonist Mike Mainieri. Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner, CBE (born October 2, 1951) better known by his Stage name Sting, is a three time Academy Award Peter Brian Gabriel (born 13 February 1950 in Chobham, Surrey, England) is an English Musician and Songwriter. Madonna Louise Ciccone Ritchie (born August 16 1958 known as Madonna, is an American Eric Patrick Clapton, CBE (born 30 March 1945 is an English Blues-rock Guitarist, singer Songwriter and Composer Joan Anita Barbara Armatrading (born December 9 1950 is a British Singer, Songwriter, and Guitarist.
Jones, the ever-reliable yet stylish playing bassist, has performed and recorded with The Rolling Stones band since founding bassist Bill Wyman's well-earned retirement-departure from touring in 1993. Bill Wyman (born William George Perks on 24 October 1936 was the Bass guitarist for the English Rock and roll band The Rolling Year 1993 ( MCMXCIII) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar) In the manner of several loyal veteran tour and recording 'side-men' performers for The Rolling Stones band, such as saxist Bobby Keys and keyboardist Chuck Leavell, Jones' stage posturing, movement and audience interaction is understated, he wears non-concert-themed apparel on stage, and does not have a financial participation in band's worldwide publishing, recording and concert touring enterprises. Bobby Keys (b December 18, 1943 in Slaton, Texas) (sometimes credited as Bobby Keyes) is an American Saxophone Chuck Leavell (born Charles Alfred Leavell, April 28, 1952) is an American Pianist and Keyboardist, who was a member
Jones has routinely toured and recorded with The Rolling Stones band approaching two decades, and has faithfully honored and maintained the legacy inherited from founding bassist Wyman of one of rock and roll's historic band rhythm sections, also featuring founding drummer Charlie Watts, which is the rigorous, driving and unyielding rhythm foundation, in concert and studio, for front-men guitarists Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood as they pursue their flashy complex and highly synchronized exchanges of lead-rhythm roles in "the ancient art of (guitar) weaving" and, of course, front-man vocalist (and nobleman) Mick Jagger. Charles Robert "Charlie" Watts (born 2 June 1941 is the Drummer of The Rolling Stones. Keith Richards (born 18 December 1943 is an English Guitarist, Songwriter, Singer, producer and a founding member of The Rolling Ronald David "Ronnie" Wood (born 1 June 1947 in Hillingdon London) is an English rock Guitarist and Bassist best known Sir Michael Philip "Mick" Jagger, Kt (born 26 July 1943 is a Golden Globe -winning and two-time Grammy -winning English rock Known for precise and colorful bass 'fill' playing, Jones has introduced and established his American blues and jazz-rooted bass playing methods, which differ from Wyman's playing, into the British band's standard repertoire which has enhanced and kept fresh the band's concert performances and body of work; the band's present performances of Motown standards being the boldest and clearest examples of Jones' influence. "Motown" redirects here For the city see Detroit Michigan. In turn, his association with the band has enhanced Jones' concert stagecraft and his ever-growing reputation among fellow professional musicians, the worldwide recording industry, and his fans on all continents.
Jones has his own Signature Lakland model bass guitar, available in 4 and 5-string versions, with the choice of rosewood or maple fingerboard with pearloid block inlays, 21 jumbo frets and cream neck binding. Lakland Musical Instruments LLC produces Bass guitars Lakland was founded by Dan Lakin and Hugh McFarland and is based out of Chicago, Illinois. The electric bass guitar (also called electric bass, or simply bass; ˈbeɪs as in "base" is a Stringed instrument played primarily with the