Harmonica player/ vocalist and percussionist with over 30 years experience in live performances, recording and band collaborations. I am a blues /funk/rock specialist but can play some jazz tunes, R& B, pop and even some Latin tunes. I am easy to work with and I am always professional. I will travel throughout Southern California to play.....but if approached with the right opportunity I will travel outside the state to perform. I have a DEMO CD upon request. Contact me at (email hidden)
Dave did a great job playing harmonica recording for an animated musical, thanks again Dave!
Dave is a super awesome guy overall! Very nice job at playing and singing! He had great communication, and came prepared with a special playlist! Pleasure to work with, and would highly recommend!
Price Range: $80 - $500
Gig Length: 60 - 240 minutes
What to Expect
Expect a very good attitude with great creativity and flexibility. Keep in mind I am a vocalist and percussionist as well. I do have my own P.A., amplifiers and mics. I am a great entertainer and can be as aggressive or low key as you need me to be. I have a good amount of experience in the recording studio.
Dave Bautista (AKA..Blues Wave Dave): 30 years of experience with Harmonica, vocals, percussion; Dave assembled the Keemazul band in 2012 and prides his group in being reliable and professional ((link hidden)). Dave has recorded with Dave Hidalgo (Los Lobos), Taj Mahal and Los Cenzontles. Dave has played at a number of venues both in Northern California and Southern California including, BB Kings Universal Studios, Harvelle’s in Santa Monica, Hyatt Regency San Francisco and Yoshi’s in Oakland. I am look to synergize with other bands and artists. You will find me very flexible as well as being a great listener with a minimal ego.
Additional Booking Notes
That's the nice thing about working with me. I am easy....depending on the venue....at worse, somebody has to mic me up.
Past Booked Events
|July 24, 2018 • 1:00pm - 1:30pm||Studio Session|
|May 13, 2018 • 1:00pm - 3:00pm||Funeral/Memorial Service|
|February 25, 2018 • 5:00pm - 8:00pm||Funeral/Memorial Service|
Influences & Inspiration
Lee Oscar (War), Little Walter, Charlie Musselwhite, Stevie Wonder, Junior Wells, Slim Harpo,
J Geils Band (Magic Dick), Black Sabbath, Led Zepplin, Santana, Muddy waters
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