Published on October 3rd, 2016 | by Brittain Thompson0
Local Musician Spotlight: Dave Matthews
Name: Dave Matthews
Current Project(s): The it Thorn Band, Silas.Reed
Where are you from? Philadelphia, Mississippi
Your music Style/Genre: Fusion/Jazz and Metal/Prog Rock
What is your preferred approach to making sounds? With a properly tuned drum kit, they tend to speak for themselves, but usually just hammering section out until things begin to flow in the right pattern.
Early music experience: Woodsheding to my favorite metal/rock albums after school until someone wanted to jam
Why did you start playing? To get away from whatever bothered me at the time
What are some of your favorite bands? Deftones, The mars Volta, Mastodon, Animals as leaders… (I can name off bands I enjoy for days!)
Most memorable person you’ve jammed with: Honestly every musician that I’ve ever jammed with, because I just enjoy playing that much.
Do you have a “day job”? If so, where? I’m a glazier for Reliable Glass and teach at Roxford alongside a few good friends of mine.
Aspirations: To eventually become every artists number one draft pick for any album, genre, or even just as a fill in.