David Henderson, originally from New England, is an exceptional guitarist, obsessive tone freak, composer, mixer, producer, and songwriter that uniquely blends over 35 years of music experience over a canvas of genres - blues, jazz, rock, americana, roots, and r&b. Over the past 3 decades David has been a touring musician, a session player, a solo artist, a band leader, and a leading edge technology entrepreneur.
Over his career David has worked with a wide range of incredibly talented artists and musicians - Producer, A&R executive and Master Drummer - Guy Eckstine (produced Herbie Hancock), Jazz Legend (Mr. B) - Billy Eckstine, Top 40 charting R&B artist - Stevie Woods, Blues Legend - Frankie Lee, and Rock & Roll Legend - Gerry Granahan, as well as his own bands, The Henderson Brothers, and David Henderson & Friends. David is a graduate of Berklee College of Music in Boston.
David is new to Austin, relocating in 2012 from Boulder, CO and has been tearing up Austin at venues like The Gallery, Strange Brew, One-2-One and the Cactus Cafe with his killer band, The David Henderson Band, and as a sideman with local artists Steve Weichert, Glenn Fukunaga, and Scarlett Olsen.
David just released a new CD entitled Dream Light. What are people saying about this CD?
“Reminds me very much of the great Robben Ford with a touch of Robert Cray :-) That's why I really enjoyed your work!”
“Wow you've got a timbre like Mick Jagger as I heard you sing for the first time. Great vocal.”
“Awesome sound ! Great bluesy groove ! Reminds me of Steely Dan ... Keep on the great work !!”
“Your guitar tone is spot on beautiful! Really nice! Wowza!”
If you like guitar, blues, rock and jazz artists like Steely Dan, The Rolling Stones, Robben Ford, Michael Landau, Oz Noy, John Scofield, Pat Metheny, ABB, Miles, Herbie, Wayne and Trane, you are in for a treat!! David mashes all theses styles into his own unique voice and very sophisticated and evolved style. This is an artist at the peak of his creative powers - writing, singing, mixing, producing, and playing. You need to check him out! One of the best modern blues artists out there on the scene today.
David Henderson Band:
• David Henderson - Vocals and Guitars
• Steve Mankenberg - Drums and Percussion
• Lynne Davis - Bass
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