Darryl Jones Residency Concert

Music Department Artist-in-Residence Darryl Jones will conclude his week of residency with a performance at the Music Center.

Bassist, songwriter, and bandleader Darryl Jones will perform at the Music Center on Friday, February 22. Jones’ performance is the culmination of his week as the Music Department’s Artist-in-Residence. The concert will feature several of the Music Department’s top student ensembles.

Jones is a Chicago-based musician who played bass for Sting and toured the world as the bassist in the Rolling Stones. He has performed with Peter Gabriel, Madonna, and Eric Clapton. He founded Jones Musical Instruments to produce high-quality basses and guitars, combining artisan craftsmanship and modern technologies. Highly sought-after by some of the best touring bands in the world, Jones will share how he developed his personal sound while working within established bands.

The Music Department’s Artists-in-Residence program brings nationally-and-internationally-recognized musicians to Columbia for week-long residencies every semester. The artists lead workshops, master classes, and rehearsals with student ensembles in preparation for recording sessions and public performances. A full list of performances can be found here.

Tickets for the event are available for purchase here. Tickets can also be purchased at the door, or by phone at (312) 369-8330. Tickets are $5 for Students; $10 for faculty, staff, and family of performers; and $20 General Admission.

Darryl Jones Residency Concert at the Music Center
Friday, February 22
7 p.m.
Music Center Concert Hall
1014 S. Michigan Ave.