Darryl Jones

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11, 1961
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Illinois
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11, 1961 (age 57)
Birthplace
Illinois

About

Known for his distinguished session and touring work with Herbie Hancock, Peter Gabriel, Bob Dylan, and numerous other jazz, folk, blues, and rock & roll greats, Jones is also famous as the Rolling Stones' lead bassist.

Before Fame

While studying at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, he recorded with Miles Davis' nephew and was subsequently invited to perform with Davis himself. In his early twenties, Jones contributed to Davis' 1980s albums Decoy and You're Under Arrest.

Trivia

He became famous under the stage name "The Munch."

Family Life

He grew up in Chicago, Illinois as the son of a drummer.

Associated With

In 1993, he replaced Bill Wyman as the Rolling Stones' bassist.