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David Sturdevant

David Sturdevant

Americana / Classic Rock / Swingin' Jazz Oakland, CA  US

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David Sturdevant "The Harp Man" of Medicine Ball Music

Shows

  • Tue

    May 19

    Oakland, CA, US | 7:00pm

    Stafford & Sturdevant is the talk of the neighborhood with their recurring Tuesday evening concert at this family friendly destination in North Oakland's prized Piedmont avenue neighborhood. Surrounded by local artisans, bars and cafes, boutique shops, and numerous specialty stores, Caffe Trieste Piedmont Avenue is a perfect host to the feel good music of one of the Bay Area's most beloved duos. John & David perform each week from 7:00 - 9:30pm to the delight of faithful fans and first timers alike - but get there early, the best tables go fast! John "Mr. Clarinet" Stafford & "Doctor" David Sturdevant's weekly concert features an eclectic repertoire of Jazz-infused Americana, Classic Rock n' Roll and R&B fueled New Orleans Soul. Trading lead vocals, harmonizing and lively instrumentals give their performances a vibrancy and homespun quality that is often copied by others but rarely surpassed. John commands clarinet, saxophone and flute while David keeps the groove with guitar and harmonica. Whether it's pop hits or their own take on a classic - Country, Blues or impromptu, these guys evoke cherished memories and endear fans from all over the globe. The cafe offers a reasonably priced menu including dinner items, beer, wine, coffee drinks and deserts. Expect seating to fill up fast, arrive early.

  • Tue

    May 19

    Oakland, CA, US | 2:30pm

    John & David dedicate a portion of their calendar each month to special concerts for retirement communities, activity centers, cultural events and care residences. The shows are uplifting, lovingly crafted to suit each venue and event, and arranged to capture the energy and memories of eras gone by. Stafford & Sturdevant is highly sought after by senior communities for their vast repertoire of universally appealing feel good music and their unique rapport with multi-cultural, multi-generational audiences. They have performed at many of Northern California's premiere retirement communities and senior centers including Monarch Place of Oakland, Aegis Living, Piedmont Gardens, Lakeside Park, Medical Hill, The Redwoods of Mill Valley, Agesong, Stagebridge, Home Sweet Home, and many others.

  • 2014

    Nov 21

    Martinez, CA, US | 8:00pm

    Medicine Ball Triage delivers their unique brand of Americana to this popular Bay Area venue featuring Jazz and Swing with their powerful harmony vocals and dynamic interpretations of the great music of the 20th century. With an expansive repertoire that defies boundary and a plethora of styles and influences from around the world, these multi-instrumentalists perform all over Northern California with a signature commitment to the heart and soul of New Orleans. Medicine Ball Triage At Armando's Where Armando's 707 Marina Vista Rd Martinez, CA (925) 228-6985 When Fri, November 21, 2014 8:00 pm Tickets $10

  • 2014

    Oct 28

    Berkeley, CA, US | 7:00pm

    TRIAGE featuring two time Grammy winner MADS TOLLING, "Mr. Clarinet" JOHN STAFFORD and "Medicine Ball Music Man" DAVID STURDEVANT delight audiences from all walks with their charged Americana and New Orleans fueled Rock n' Roll Soul; "Tuesdays on Piedmont Ave" @ Caffe Trieste 4045 Piedmont Ave

  • 2014

    Oct 21

    Berkeley, CA, US | 7:00pm

    TRIAGE featuring two time Grammy winner MADS TOLLING, "Mr. Clarinet" JOHN STAFFORD and "Medicine Ball Music Man" DAVID STURDEVANT delight audiences from all walks with their charged Americana and New Orleans fueled Rock n' Roll Soul; "Tuesdays on Piedmont Ave" @ Caffe Trieste 4045 Piedmont Ave

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Photos

  • David Sturdevant Blues, Rock n' Roll, San Francisco Americana and New Orleans Soul
  • Europa Tour - Stafford & Sturdevant 2012 - Switzerland
  • David on the sidewalks of Berkeley; photo by Rory Dean

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About

Sounds Like: Medicine Ball Band, Stafford & Sturdevant, Triage

Manager: Rory Dean, Dissave Pictures

Bio: David Sturdevant is a long time local musician with deep roots in the diverse art and music communities of the Bay Area. Renown for his mastery of the diatonic and chromatic harmonica, this guitar maestro is also a popular vocalist, teacher and music director from his home in Oakland, California...See Full Bio

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  • Video Plays 359
  • Total Fans +3 181
  • ReverbNation Fans +1 44
  • Twitter Followers +2 104
  • YouTube Subscribers 28

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