Dave Matthews

Born: 1/9/1967
Birthplace: South Africa

Founder of the Dave Matthews Band, a jazz-influenced rock and roll group that grew from touring the United States in a station wagon and releasing a self-produced album to becoming established stars with their major label release, Under the Table and Dreaming (1994). Their follow-ups Crash (1996) and Before These Cowded Streets (1998) have brought them increased airtime and notoriety. The band earned a Grammy for Best Rock Performance for “So Much To Say.” Band members include Leroi Moore, saxophonist; Boyd Tinsley, violinist; Stefan Lessard, bassist; and Carter Beauford, drummer.

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