The transcendental pedal steel guitar virtuoso, composer, and singer is comfortable in just about any musical setting, be it jazz, blues, country, bluegrass, or pop. An in-demand session player, he’s recorded with Brian Blade, Joni Mitchell, Peter Rowan, Ruthie Foster, Papa Mali, and Coco Robicheaux. Releasing both the jazz record “Byways of the Moon” and the singer/songwriter project “Easley Rider” over the last couple of years, Dave is a busy guy. Tonight he makes time to join the Troubled Men for a trippy stroll through the canyons of their minds.
Topics include gig recaps, an impending tour, a surgery, One Eyed Jacks, a fortune cookie, church, a potato ban, Tom Sizemore, Jack Nicholson’s daughter, sad banjo music, Steve Martin, Hawaiian music, Johnny Bonvillain, Spade Cooley, Aunt Marti, bee stings, a Japanese grandfather, internment camps, a political activist mother, a Methodist missionary, an anti-war protest, an acid trip, Jerry Garcia, the Grateful Dead, Col. Bruce Hampton, allergies, a dog bite, influences, the Portuguese, Howard Levy, Tim Green, Ben Keith, “Harvest Time,” Psychic Temple, remote recording, “Bloody Gold,” term limits, referendums, an Alaskan trip, and much more.
Intro music: "Just Keeps Raining" by Styler/Coman
Break and Outro Music: "Mockingbird" and "Weed Eater Wars" from "Easley Rider" by Dave Easley
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