Drummer Daru Jones Went from Hip-Hop Clubs to Touring with Jack White. But in Many Ways, He’s Never Left the Church.
These days, Daru Jones lends his funky, passionate drumming to everyone from Jack White to Pete Rock. Growing up, though, Jones didn’t listen to rap, or rock’n’roll, or anything approaching popular music. In fact, for the bulk of his formative years behind a drum kit, he was forbidden from listening to anything that wasn’t church music.