Darryl Jones was born in Chicago, Illinois, United States on December 11th, 1961 and is the Bassist. At the age of 61, Darryl Jones biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.
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Darryl Jones was born on December 11 1961 in Chicago, Illinois, on the city's south side. His father was a drummer and his mother frequently listened to soul music on the radio.
When Jones was seven, his father taught him how to play the drums and xylophone. When he was nine, he saw his neighbour Angus Thomas playing bass in a school talent show, which inspired him to switch to bass. He began studying under Thomas, Within a year, he performed with his brother at the next school talent show. His mother would drive him to gigs. After completing the music course at Chicago Vocational High School at 17, Jones started playing on Chicago music scene, playing alongside Vincent Wilburn Jr., Matthew Rose, and Perry Wilson. He attended Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
In 1985, he became a member of Sting's first solo band with Branford Marsalis, Kenny Kirkland, and Omar Hakim. With Sting he recorded the albums Dream of the Blue Turtles and Bring On the Night, and featured in the documentary of the band's formation and touring, also titled Bring On the Night.
In 1993, Jones auditioned to join the Rolling Stones after bassist Bill Wyman retired. He succeeded, touring with them in 1994. Jones has toured and recorded with the band since then.
He is working on a documentary about himself with Eric Hamburg.