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; his authentic blues style is truly 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. They recorded the CD entitled Pig Nose Boogie. Due to difficulties keeping a guitar player he decided to learn to play the guitar for himself.
He has performed with many blues musicians around the world such as Honey Boy Edwards, John Hammond Jr. in Florida; Little Smokey smothers, Louisiana Red in Europe; R L Burnside in Canada and some of the members of the Muddy Waters' band in Memphis Tennessee.