Born April 15, 1974 in Lebanon, Ohio, Darren jones
has been a part of music for as long as he can
remember ever since he got his first acoustic after his
parents traded in his trombone from the 7th grade
What are his earliest memories of
music? Ironically, the Oak Ridge Boys ,Elvis and
Mickey Gilley on 8 track. Darren
is an affluent songwriter who's deep lyrics can sweep
you away into the story he is trying to tell. He has
hopes of having a couple of big songs under his belt,
as well as continuing to play for his fans. Darren has
played in several bands through high school and
college, such as, Nails, Malicious Indignation and
Little Miss Fortune...Just to name a few.
Yes all the time,,,playing Slayer before Country Karoake
Darren's early influences
were guitar powerhouses such as Stevie Ray Vaughn,
Brian Setzer, EVH(Eddie Van Halen), Vitto Bratta (White
Lion), and Nuno Bettoncourt (Extreme) and extremely
heavy bands(hes been shredding on guitar for 16
years in every genre), but later he got into the
harmonies and songwriting of the Indigo Girls.
equipment of choice is his Fender Tele, and his trusty
If you have never had an opportunity to
hear Darren sing and play, then do yourself a favor,
and get to an upcoming show as soon as possible.
He is a powerful performer that will touch you both
lyrically, and vocally.