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     Johnson, Darryl

    He is a bass player, keyboardist, percussionist, drummer, singer and teacher born Darrell D. Johnson who is the nephew of The Neville Brothers and has been a studio musician for much of his career.  He has been heard performing with numerous artists that include Jimmy Buffett, Dixie Chicks, Bob Dylan, Marianne Faithfull, Peter Gabriel, Emmylou Harris, Mick Jagger, Patti LaBelle, Joni Mitchell, The Neville Brothers, Iggy Pop, Linda Ronstadt, Boz Scaggs and U2 among many others.  Recordings he has appeared on include the song "Love is the Answer" by Larry Fulcher, Boats, Beaches Bars & Ballads by Jimmy Buffett, For the Love of Wynona and Shine by David Lanois, Breathe by Midnight Oil, Neville-ization, Famile Groove, Brother's Keeper and Uptown by The Neville Brothers, Us and Hit by Peter Gabriel, Afterglow by Sarah McLachlan, Vagabond Ways by Marianne Faithfull, Burning the Daze by Marc Cohn, We Ran by Linda Ronstadt, Eno Box II: Vocals and Sonora Portraits by Brian Eno, Come on Home and My Time by Boz Scaggs, Beach Music Anthology by Chairmen of the Board, Spyboy, Stumble into Grace and Red Dirt Girl by Emmylou Harris, the compilation Music for a Better Planet and the soundtrack of Sling Blade.  In the movies he appeared as a musician in the 1994 film The Client.  He currently performs in his own Daryl's Mardi Gras Gypsies and is a bass guitar and voice tutor.

     

    Sources:

    1. http://www.insidejazz.com/Daryl_Johnson%2FDaryl_Johnson_Bio.htm
    2. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0424880/
    3. http://www.buffettnews.com/bandmember169.html
    4. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Afterglow_(album)
    5. http://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/lss/555671754.html
    6. http://cdbaby.com/cd/betterplanet
    7. http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=11:hjftxq95ldte~T4
    8. http://www.mmguide.musicmatch.com/album/album.cgi?ALBUMID=557082
    9. http://shopping.yahoo.com/p:Darryl%20Johnson:1927073220

     

    Here he is on bass with Emmylou Harris on her "Deeper Well"...

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     



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