Darius Jones, is an alto saxophonist, composer, and producer.
He joined the New York music community in 2005, after living and studying in Richmond, Va. Darius comes from a diverse musical background that has lead to his unique, alternative, and soulful approach to music. Jones has composed and performed in a wide variety of areas such as electro-acoustic music, chamber ensembles, contemporary jazz groups, avant-garde jazz groups, modern dance performances, and multi-media events.
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June 01, 2015
Darius Jones' New Album To Be Released August 21 On AUM Fidelity
February 10, 2014
Darius Jones To World Premiere New Work, The Oversoul Manual, At...
October 28, 2011
Darius Jones - Big Gurl (Smell My Dream) (Aum Fidelity, 2011)
October 13, 2011
Darius Jones Trio Comes to Outpost 186, Cambridge Friday October 14th
October 12, 2011
Darius Jones Trio - Big Gurl (Smell My Dream) (2011)
May 07, 2011
Darius Jones and Matthew Shipp - Cosmic Lieder (Aum Fidelity, 2011)
April 22, 2011
The Jazz Session #259: Matthew Shipp and Darius Jones
An alto saxophone player whose sound drips with passion .. Jones has a talent for penning intensely emotional themes, which provide a fertile launching pad for his vibrato-laden alto preaching. .. the valedictory, elegiac Forgive Me sounds like a newly found spiritual, with some of most beautiful sounds ever committed to disc. ALL ABOUT JAZZ, John Sharpe
4-Stars. Today, he demonstrates that his musical persona will not be easily pigeonholed. DOWNBEAT, Alain Drouot
Equally earthy and avant-garde .. intellectually stimulating [though] anything but academic .