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Darius Jones: The Mastering of Musical Allegory

A musician who knows no category

Darius Jones
Darius Jones

Laying the Groundwork

Alto sax player Darius Jones fits into no category as a musician. In relation to his Virginia history, his Pentecostal family background, he is atypical. “If I am in any category, Darius Jones is the category!” he exclaims. AUM Fidelity record producer Steven Joerg has said of him: “Throughout the history of music (as we know it from recordings), those musicians that bring the whole package are rare. Darius Jones is one of them … ”

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