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Date Of BirthDecember 11, 1961
FactHas toured with Miles Davis, Sting and Madonna.

Darryl Jones (born December 11, 1961) is an American bass player, composer and bandleader. He is best known for his work with the Rolling Stones since 1993, and is also a member of Wayne Shorter’s band.

Jones was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. His father, Richard Jones, was a jazz trumpet player who exposed him to the music of Miles Davis and John Coltrane at an early age. His mother, Barbara Jones, was a gospel singer. He has two sisters, Deborah and Diane.

Jones began playing bass guitar at the age of 12. He attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he studied jazz performance. After college, he moved to New York City and began his professional career as a sideman, playing with artists such as Sting, Madonna, Eric Clapton, and Miles Davis.

In 1993, Jones was invited to join the Rolling Stones after the departure of bassist Bill Wyman. He has appeared on every Stones album since 1994’s Voodoo Lounge, and has toured with the band extensively.

In addition to his work with the Stones, Jones has also released several solo albums and has toured with his own band, the Darryl Jones Project. He has also been a member of Wayne Shorter’s band since 2001.

Jones is one of the most in-demand bass players in the world, and has been voted “Bass Player of the Year” by Bass Player magazine five times. He has an estimated net worth of $30 million.

Jones has been married three times. His first wife was actress Lisa Jane Persky, with whom he has two daughters, Emma and Olivia. His second wife was model Kathryn Morris, with whom he has a son, Dylan. He is currently married to writer and director Stacy Jones.

General Info

Full NameDarryl Jones
Date Of BirthDecember 11, 1961
ProfessionFilm Score Composer, Actor, Bassist, Midnight Moses, Long Way To Go, Make Some Noise
EducationSouthern Illinois University Carbondale


Music GroupsThe Dead Daisies, Stone Raiders, Midnight Moses, Long Way To Go, Make Some Noise
MoviesBe Cool, Village of the Damned, Bring on the Night

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1Replaced Bill Wyman in the Rolling Stones.
2Has toured with Miles Davis, Sting and Madonna.
3Jazz bass player and composer.



Love Jones1997Bassist
Village of the Damned1995Highway Patrolman
The Father Clements Story1987TV Movie

Music Department

Love Jones1997musician: bass
Madonna: Blond Ambition World Tour Live1990TV Movie documentary musician: bass


Love Jones1997


Every Night's a Saturday Night2016Documentary post-productionHimself
The Rolling Stones: Sweet Summer Sun - Hyde Park Live2013Documentary
Rolling Stones: One More Shot2012TV MovieHimself
Shine a Light2008DocumentaryHimself - The Rolling Stones: bass guitar
Salt of the Earth2007Video documentaryHimself - Bass Guitar
Rolling Stones: Forty Licks World Tour Live at Madison Square Garden2003TV SpecialHimself - Bass Guitar
The Rolling Stones: Bridges to Babylon Tour '97-981997TV Movie documentaryHimself (Bass)
Rolling Stones: Voodoo Lounge1995TV Movie documentaryHimself (Bass)
Rolling Stones: Stripped1995TV MovieHimself
Rolling Stones: Voodoo Lounge Souvenir Video1994VideoHimself
Madonna: Truth or Dare1991DocumentaryHimself - Bass
Bring on the Night1985DocumentaryHimself

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