Daru Jones is one of the most respected drummers of his generation. The 2X Grammy-winning musician is known for his work on Lazaretto (Jack White) and Testimony (Gloria Gaynor), and his list of collaborators includes Bootsy Collins, Kanye West, Pete Rock, Rag ‘n’ Bone Man, Slum Village, Jamie Lidell, Talib Kweli, Dwight Yoakam, Nas, Pee Wee Ellis, Lorenzo Jovanotti, Queen Latifah, Black Milk, Salaam Remi, Pharoahe Monch, Liam Bailey, Rance Allen, Black Violin, Ski Beatz & The Sensei’s and Jon B. (Partial List)
Jones is also a sought-after producer and boutique label owner who develops talents and releases music through his imprint, RUSIC RECORDS. More recently Jones formed a supergroup with legendary Living Colour bassist Doug Wimbish and guitar wunderkind Marcus Machado, DMD The Vibes. In 2018, Jones teamed up with hip-hop producer, Pete Rock and serves as music director for his new live band, The Soul Brothers. Jones also recently joined forces with Pharoahe Monch to co-found the rock-hop trio Th1rt3en.