off, what the
hell is mojo? It's
probably not in your dictionary. If you ask
different people, you'll
get different answers.
term has been around for years. Just listen
back to some old recordings and you'll come
across several sayings like "got my
mojo workin'." It is also defined by
some as a voodoo spell or an amulet. Others
say it is a feelin'.
group of musicians pull it all together
with the music and the feeling.
used to be the drummer for the regae/rock'nroll/Elvis
band called Dread Zepplin, but now heads
this swamp-blues band called the Mojo Monkeys
-- he's the one with the long goatee that
resembles a skunk's tail. Dave is a regular
in the studio, recording with everyone from
Sass Jordan to Greg Ginn to the Meat Puppets.
You can hear him on Amy Grant's hit "That's
What Love is For," and he just finished
recording a sng with Atlantic Records star
blend Howlin' Wolf, Chuck Berry and the
Kentucky Headhunters into their own stripped
play a set that consists of kick/snare/hi-hat,
upright bass, electric guitar, and harmonica.
will recognize bass player
Lucinda William's or Dwight Yoakam's bands.
He has recorded with the likes of June Carter,
Pete Anderson and Michelle Shocked, and
is currently touring with Spencer Davis.
the mississippi Sax it's
He blows that big
old harp like there's no tommorow, and when
they get rockin', he drives that train right
through your brain.
Such a little guy, where does he get all
that air from?
plays some of the most tasty innovative
he's not flashy. He also does a lot of studio
work, and has played with John Trudell,
Carlene Carter, Chuck E. Weiss, and Mark
they've all got a lot going on... and they've
managed to keep this project happening.
One of these days,
when the time is right, I feel it will happen