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Da Group

About this Artist

DA GROUP features David McKelvy (harmonica) with David Stone (ukulele), John Cartwright (upright bass), and Anders Griffen (percussionist). David McKelvy (harmonica) is an imaginative soloist and in-demand session player heard on TV, radio, and movies. McKelvy's musical vocabulary contributes to recordings by artists as varied as Brian Wilson, Stanley Clarke, Nelson Riddle, and Terence Blanchard. David Stone (ukulele) is one of the most gifted singer/songwriters to hit the acoustic scene in 30 years. He has worked with top studio musicians such as Alan Rich, Dianne Warren, Ernie Watts, Joe Sample, and Carlos Vega. John Cartwright (upright bass), an accomplished musician, producer, composer, and arranger, and has worked with other noted artists, with Harry Belafonte, Luther Vandross, Nana Mouskouri, Miriam Makeba, Hugh Masekela, Letta Mbulu, Caiphus Semenya of South Africa, Charlie Smalls, Dianne Reeves, Cassandra Wilson, and Willie Bobo. From Brooklyn, Anders Griffen (percussionist) is an expressive drummer who has worked with indie-folk recording artists such as Regina Spektor, Kimya Dawson, and Jeff Lewis, as well as avant-garde jazz players Frank Lowe, Michael Marcus, and Henry Warner.