PowerPoint Presentation MUSIC 1010 By ANTHONY CHIDESTER
Dave Matthews Band BAND MEMBERS -Dave Matthews (guitar & lead vocals) -Carter Beauford (Drums & back-up vocals) -Boyd Tinsley (Violin & back-up vocals) -Stefan Lessard (Bass Guitar) -Leroi Moore 1961-2008 (Brass & Woodwinds) http://www.davematthewsband.com/#/home
Dave Matthews Born: 1967 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Formed the Dave Matthews Band in 1991.
Carter Beauford A rare version of “Halloween” showcasing Beauford’s talents First member to join Dave Matthews. Extensive musical background before joining the band. Known in drumming circles as an excellent percussionist.
Boyd Tinsley -Boyd Tinsley joined the band reluctantly. -He remained in his own band, The Boyd Tinsley Three, for some time after joining the Dave Matthews Band. -In the band’s early days he was thought to be Dave Matthews.
Stefan Lessard -Stefan is the youngest Band member to play in the Dave Matthews Band. -Stefan has his own line of snowboarding equipment. -Stefan changed from stand-up bass to standard to play in the band.
Leroi Moore -Leroi had a long history of playing many woodwind instruments before the band was formed. -Leroi was the last member to join the Dave Matthews Band. -Leroi Moore died in 2008 due to an ATV accident.
Meaning Behind the Music Many hardships befell the band including: -The murder of Dave’s Sister -The death of Stefan's infant child. -The death of Dave’s Father.
BAND MILESTONES 1991 They played their first performance at an art fair. 1997 DMB won a Grammy for best rock and pop vocal performance. 2004 The Dave Matthews Band played to an audience of over 90,000 in Central Park. http://www.davematthewsband.com/#/history
1991-1995 Remember Two Things 1993 Click to play Under the Table and Dreaming 1994 Click to play
1996-2000 Crash 1996 Before These Crowded Streets 1998 Live At Red Rocks 1997 Listener Supported 1999
2001-2005 Studio Albums Everyday 2001 Busted Stuff 2002 Stand Up 2005
2001-2005 Live Releases Live in Chicago 2001 Live at Folsom Field 2002 The Central Park Concert 2003 The Gorge 2004 Weekend On the Rocks 2005
2006-2010 Live at Piedmont Park 2007 Live at Mile High Music Festival 2008 Live in New York City 2010 Big Whiskey and the Gru Grux King 2009 Europe 2009 Click to play
Dave Matthews Band Music Listening Guide Ants Marching Baby Blue Tripping Billies
ANTS MARCHING Release: 1995 Album: Under the Table and Dreaming, Remember Two Things Length: 4:30 Years played at live shows: 1991-2010
BABY BLUE Release: 2010 Album: Big Whiskey and the Gru Grux King Length: 3:41 Years played at live shows: 2010 Meaning: Dedicated to fallen Band member Leroi Moore
Tripping Billies Release: 1996 Album: Crash Length: 5:00 Years Played at Live Shows: 1991-2010 Meaning: one of the first songs played by DMB, astaple DMB songs.
Bibliography 1. Unknown, www.antsmarching.org, tour stats. 2. Unknown, www.dmband.com, biographies 3. Harper, Matthew. Maximum Dave Matthews audio book biography Grove Dreams copy write 2004.