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„I've been able to expand my sound experimenting with the different Paiste Cymbal families. Such an honor to collaborate and help develop my own line that's hip with portability.“
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2X Grammy Winner, Daru Jones is one of the most respected drummers of his generation who has recorded, performed, and toured with an eclectic mix of renowned artists and producers, including: Jack White, Pete Rock, Gloria Gaynor, 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. A sought-after producer and boutique label owner (RusicRecords), Jones is currently touring with superband DMD the Vibes (with wunderkind Marcus Machado & legendary Living Colour bassist, Doug Wimbish) also currently performing with hip-hop producer, Pete Rock and a member also the music director for his new live band, The Soul Brothers as well as power house Rock-Hop trio called, Th1rt3en with Pharoahe Monch.
Sound character: Warm, defined with strong presence. Fairly narrow range, complex mix. Balanced feel, very responsive. Distinct, dry stick sound. Muted, trashy, hissing open sound. Crisp, dry, clapping chick. Lively, dynamic hi-hat that also works well as an auxiliary hi-hat.