Venue Address (Get Directions)The Flying Monkey Movie House and Performance Center
Date and Time
Thursday, July 5th, 2012 at 6:00pm
At 18 he teamed up with Steve Winwood, Jim Capaldi and Chris Wood to form the legendary band Traffic whose profound influence over rock music remains unquestioned even today. At 19, Mason penned the song "Feelin' Alright". First recorded by Traffic, this song has since become a rock and roll anthem and recorded by dozens of artists, including Joe Cocker, who had a major hit with the song in 1969.
Mason departed from the group after their second album. In 1969. he headed for the USA to pursue a solo career. A prolific artist, Mason has penned over 100 songs. His solo career is linked with numerous members of rock and roll elite, including Jimi Hendrix, George Harrison, Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Graham Nash, Stephen Stills, Rita Coolidge, Delaney & Bonnie, Leon Russell, Ron Wood, Steve Winwood, Eric Clapton, and Jim Capaldi.
In addition to his own productions, Mason’s distinctive work is featured on numerous gold and platinum albums such as:
-Jimi Hendrix “Electric Ladyland” - All Along The Watchtower (acoustic guitar) &
“Cross Town Traffic” (vocals)
-George Harrison, “All Thing Must Pass” - (various tracks)
-The Rolling Stones, “Beggars Banquet” - Street Fighting Man
-Paul McCartney, “Venus And Mars” - Listen To What The Man Said
-Graham Nash, “Songs For Beginners”
-David Crosby & Graham Nash, (album of the same name)
-Dave Mason/Cass Elliott, (Mamas & Papas) “Dave Mason & Cass Elliott
-The Spencer Davis Group, Dave sings on:
“Somebody Help Me”, “Gimme Some Lovin’” & “I’m A Man”
-Fleetwood Mac, “Time”
-Eric Clapton, “Crossroads”
Dave Mason's career spans nearly 50 years and has encompassed producing, performing and song writing, not to mention being one of rock's great guitar players! He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a founding member of the group Traffic, and is considered an important figure in American music history. Fans and critics alike hail Mason as one of the most talented songwriters and guitarists in the world.
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