Daru is a core member and music director of Jamie Lidell's new touring band, The Royal Pharaohs. Catch them live opening for Herbie Hancock and Robert Glasper Experiment at Prospect Park Bandshell in Brooklyn, August 11, 2016 For tickets and details click HERE
Daru recently joined DJ Logic & Friends live at the Black Sea Jazz Festival in Bat'umi, Georgia Russia at Take Five Club. Here's a few clips from the jam session featuring DJ Logic, Bobby Sparks, Igmar Thomas, Lauryn Hill backround singers Tanikka Charrae, Candice Anderson & Tara Harrison plus more! "Neo-Hop Medley" "Gettin' Funky" "Jam Beats"
Check out Jamie Lidell's new single from from his upcoming album, Building a Beginning, out October 14th via the British musician's own Jajulin Records. Daru is drumming on almost the entire album. The record also features bassist Pino Palladino (D'Angelo, Elton John, the Who), multi-instrumentalist Pat Sansone (Wilco) and back-up vocalists Kudisan Kai, Traci Brown Bailey and Tiffany Smith. Read more also track list via ROLLING STONE , THE FADER + CONSEQUENCEofSOUNDS & PITCHF
Recap from Daru's meet and greet also live performance demoing his signature #LoFReQ Solomon Mic live @ Azmyth Recording in Indianapolis, Indiana
April 24, 2016 #LoFREeQ Now available HERE! Many thanks to D'Addario's, Evans Drumheads and Promark Sticks for there support. "Fly Away" "Funky Trp" "Sugar Daddy" "Breaks" "Apt 33 Again"
Daru covering Hendrix plus more during the Soul In The Horn Review performance at Summerstage (Von King Park - Brooklyn, NY 6/29/16) Marcus Machado - Guitar, Daru Jones - Drums, Cori Robinson - Vocals, Leslie Lemon - Bass, Paul Bloom - Keyboard, V Jeffrey Smith - Soprano sax "Power of Soul" "New Thangz" "Electric Fire" "Shes Always In My Hair" ft Jermaine Holmes" (Snippet)