One of the hottest acts in jazz and hip-hop today
“Chris Dave and the Drumhedz… one of the most incredible shows I’ve seen in a very long time. Go see this band.” (www.drumgearreview.com)
Chris Dave has been around the world and back playing for and recording with some of music’s most established and iconic artists including: Adele, Maxwell, D’Angelo, Beyoncé, Kenny Garrett, Pat Metheny, Donald Brown, MF Doom, Bilal, Lupe Fiasco, Me’shell N’Degeocello, Lalah Hathaway, Ledisi, Sonny Rollins, the Robert Glasper Trio/Experiment, TLC, Toni Braxton, Kevin Mahogany, Kim Burrell, Mos Def, Erykah Badu, Common, Talib Kweli, Jill Scott, A Tribe Called Quest, Sa Ra, Geri Allen, Yolanda Adams, Soulful Symphony, Reginald Veal and more.
Born in Houston, Texas, drummer Chris Dave, also known as Chris “Daddy” Dave, is one of the most revered and in demand musicians of his generation. His eccentric approach to the drum set and his ability to adapt to any musical setting, whether jazz, hip-hop or R&B, has put him in a category of his own.
The Drumhedz is a rotating collective of top-notch performers, and coming to Dublin is a very impressive crew.
Grammy Award winning sax player Kebbi Williams
Bass player Pino Palladino – a legend by any standards. Current bassist with The Who and has worked with D’Angelo, Chaka Chan, D’Angelo etc
Isaiah Sharkey on guitar – a versatile and extremely talented player who just recently turned all of 24 years old.