NAMM 2013 Coverage – Sabian Live – Chris Dave and the Drumhedz

One of the brightest new stars is known for his work with Maxwell, D’Angelo, Adele, Meshell Ndegeocello and Robert Glasper. Once in a great while there is a performer that comes along and changes the perspective of many. Chris Dave is one of those artists.
Chris Dave and the Drumhedz consists of world-renowned musicians that always alternate. The band may include a combination of any of the following: saxophonist, key player, bassist, guitarist and drummer (Chris Dave). The show takes the audience on a musical journey by playing a variety of genres. Sometimes the band performs covers that are inspired by themes from the likes of Jimi Hendrix, D’Angelo, Fela Kuti, Radiohead, J Dilla and many more.  With special surprise guests showing up during performances such as Beyoncé, Mos Def, and Bilal to name a few, Chris Dave and the Drumhedz always adds to the energetic movement of the show.
Chris Dave and the Drumhedz has featured great musicians such as Tenor Saxophonist Gary Thomas, bassist Joseph McCreary professionally known as Foley who played with Miles Davis from 1987-1991, Derrick Hodge and Pino Palladino, guitarists Isaiah Sharkey and Tim Stewart, and Cleo “Pookie” Sample on keys.
Sabian Live was held at the Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort on Friday, January 25, and generally one of the “must-attend” parties at the NAMM convention.
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