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Rolling Stones' bassist Darryl Jones new band 3 Brave Souls

JAZZ BAKERY - Friday, Feb 08

3 Brave Souls: Darryl Jones, John Beasley, Ronald Bruner Jr.
CD Launch Concert

“ass-wiggling funk/jazz”
“3 Brave Souls create a groove so deep you could fall right in.” – Urban Flux

On a break from the Rolling Stones’ 50th Anniversary tour, Darryl Jones launches his personal project, 3 Brave Souls, an album made with fellow Miles Davis alumni John Beasley and Ndugu Chancler.  The album blends contagious, penetrating funk grooves and a dash of honey-dew sounds of southern soul with classic jazz flavorings.

The CD launch concert features drummer Ronald Bruner Jr., who just recorded with Prince, singer Nayanna Holley (Sheryl Crow, Queen Latifah,
Johnny Hallyday), and vocalimproviser Dwight Trible.


“Eclectic brand of funk…danceable music…songs with hypnotic grooves, a soulful stew or a silky ballad. - Jazz Times

3 Brave Souls: Jazz Inside magazine TOP CDs of 2012

8pm-9:30pm | $25 / $20 (students) | All Ages - - (213)[masked]

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Groove-meister of the highest order bassist Darryl Jones has been omnipresence in high-profile jazz, pop, and rock gigs, including 5 years with Miles Davis, Rolling Stones since 1993, and time with Michael Jackson, Madonna, Sting, Eric Clapton and Peter Gabriel. This personal project 3 Brave Souls feature Jones’ compositions and his husky vocals.

Grammy-nominee John Beasley started his music career touring with Freddie Hubbard for 8 years and with his garage band (Vinnie Colauita+John Patituci). At 28, Miles Davis took him on tour. Beasley went on to perform and record with Steely Dan (MD), Dianne Reeves, Christian McBride, Chaka Khan, Kenny Garrett, Queen Latifah (MD), LA Philharmonic, and James Brown’s final LA concert, to list a few.

By 30, Ronald Bruner Jr. raked up a credit list to dream of, having performed with jazz icons Wayne Shorter, Dianne Reeves, Ron Carter, a regular member of Kenny Garrett band, Roy Hargrove, and Marcus Miller, to name a few.  Last week, Prince called him to record on new work.

At 23, Nayanna Holley kicked off her career with Queen Latifah and has since sang with The Roots, Sheryl Crow, Justin Timberlake, and The Rickey Minor Band.  Vocalist Dwight Trible was part of the Pharoah Sanders Quartet.

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