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Daru Jones Soul-Hop and Rock-Hop Drumming

This month’s feature concludes Modern Drummer’s ongoing column called The Daru Sessions that started last year. In previous pieces we have focused on Daru’s gear, and his various musical and drumming influences. This month we conclude by talking about his…

By Mark Griffith
Feb 28, 2023

The Daru Sessions Vol.3

The new PDP Daru Jones Nashville Blue New Yorker kit In November Drum Workshop and PDP are introducing a new Daru Jones signature drumset. A lot of thought went into the Daru Jones Nashville Blue New Yorker kit. It’s not…

By Mark Griffith
Sep 30, 2022

The Daru Sessions Vol.2

Influences and Hip Hop Drumming Daru Jones and I have returned with the second episode of The Daru Sessions. Daru Jones has just released a record called Daru Jones Play the Breaks (Live at Layman.) On it, he plays 25…

By Mark Griffith
Aug 31, 2022

The Daru Sessions: The Evolution of His Set-Up

Modern Drummer is starting a new series with Daru Jones called “The Daru Sessions.” In these series of interviews, Daru and I are going to dive deep into several subjects. The first subject of these talks is Daru’s unique drum…

By Mark Griffith
Jul 31, 2022

Gallery of Groove

Photos from the 2021 Modern Drummer Festival For the second year in a row, the global pandemic chased the Modern Drummer Festival to an online venue. But we were unbowed. Presented by the MD team and produced by Thom Mozloom’s…

Feb 1, 2022

Session Thoughts

From the MD Archives Modern Drummer has assembled tons of wisdom from incredible players throughout its 45 years, so it’s no surprise we have exhaustive data on how drummers approach their art in the recording studio. Here are ten quick…

Jun 18, 2021

Daru Jones

We last heard from him when he was backing Jack White, a rock icon with a deep appreciation for hip-hop. The drummer’s latest project is pure beats-n-rhymes, with a rock-hard soul. For certain drummers, it’s all about playing with a…

Dec 1, 2020

Rhythm! Discovery Center Ten-Year Anniversary

The interactive museum celebrates a decade of percussion education. Nestled in the heart of downtown Indianapolis is the Rhythm! Discovery Center, a gem of the drum and percussion world. Founded by the Percussive Arts Society in 2009 and now celebrating…

Story by Bob Campbell
Aug 26, 2019

On The Cover - Daru Jones

On The Cover Daru Jones The requirements of rock and rap might seem poles apart, but the lines of separation evaporate in the hands of Jack White’s beatmaker. Story by Robin Tolleson Photos by Rick Malkin Lost in the moment,…

Feb 23, 2017

November 2010 - Volume 34 • Number 11

Gene Hoglan, Mike Portnoy, Aquiles Priester, Daru Jones, Narada Michael Walden, Herman “The German” Rarebell, Sebastian Thomson, Ulysses Owens Jr., Ross Jarman, Nick Buda, Matt Cameron, Armen Halburian, Robby Ameen, Joe Vitale, Trey Gray TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG…

Nov 1, 2010