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One of the most sought-after musicians in the southeast, Darius Starks is a professional saxophonist, who delivers tranquil contemporary jazz to the music scene. A native of Irmo, South Carolina, Darius is a graduate of Newberry College where he studied Music and concentrated his studies in Jazz.  For more than 18 years, Darius Starks has been sharing exhilarating music on a national scale. Darius developed his love and passion for music given the inspiration of his mother, Artena Starks, a Pianist and Choir Director. Developing a transcending and mesmerizing sound, Darius has earned numerous awards and recognitions including The Most Valuable Player with the Newberry College Big Band and The Outstanding Soloist Award at The New Orleans Jazz.


Darius has established his presence within the southeastern region with regularly sold-out performances.  His soulful performances have placed high demands on his booking requests. It is with no doubt that Darius's vibrant shows will propel you on a memorable, energetic aura. Darius has shared the stage with international musicians, including Gordon Chambers, Eric Roberson, Angélla Christie, Conrad Herwig, Delfeayo Marsalis, and Al Chez.  Additionally, he has performed on the television show, Onpoint! with Cynthia Hardy Show. Respected for his musical journey and exceptional performances, Darius endeavors to share his refreshing gift worldwide. His rich, vibrant cadence saturates the spirits of those who experience his musical gift. Whether it is a wedding, celebration, church service, or other event, Darius is guaranteed to summon vulnerable ears and overwhelm audiences with uplifting sounds for decades to come.

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