Delta Dave is definitely a one-man band, playing delta and Chicago-style blues. He is one of the most expressive blues singers and players around today with a style that is both authentic and unique. What makes him so different? It's that rich full sound that comes from the combination of his voice, harmonica, and guitar.He is influenced by Little Walter, Jimmy Reed, George Harmonica Smith, Lightning Hopkins, Muddy Waters, and Howling Wolf.Dave started out as a harmonica player and formed the Delta Dave Blues band in Jacksonville Florida, which recorded the CD "Pig Nose Boogie." Due to difficulties of keeping a guitar player, he decided to learn to play the guitar for himself. He has performed with many blues musicians around the world, including Honey Boy Edwards and John Hammond Jr. in Florida; Little Smokey Smothers and Louisiana Red in Europe; R. L. Burnside in Canada; and some of the members of the Muddy Waters band in Memphis.
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