Dave Grafe Photo courtesy of Mir (c) 2013

Dave Grafe - Artistic and Historical Notes




In addition to decades of production work behind the scenes, Dave's performing and recording experience has encompassed a wide range of instruments, including Acoustic and Electric Basses, Tuba, Baritone, Trombone, Saxophones, Flutes, Harmonicas, Acoustic and Electric Guitars, Percussion, Keyboards, and Pedal Steel Guitar.

Notable endeavors include the '70's latin-hippy-cult phenomenon' Felicidades and the highly acclaimed eclectic songwriters workshop Sky River, as well as work with Foothill Diesel, Jack McMahon, the Marylhurst Symphony, Wally's Marching Band, Gary Ogan, Tenley Holway and Cayuse, Jeffrey Fredericks and the Clamtones, Freddy Fender, Terry Robb, Lisa Miller, J. Michael Kearsey, Brothers of the Baladi, Ron Rogers and the Wailing Wind, and award-winning western singer and songwriter Joni Harms.




A Partial Discography:



Something New from the Lab...

Robert Schumann 'Traumerei' from 'Kinderszenen' Op.15 #7


Robert Schumann's 'Traumerei' from 'Kinderszenen' Op.15 #7




Music Links and more can be found at The Felicidades Pages, iTunes, and PDX Audio on Youtube



Strange Echoes from the Water's Edge -- A Music Sampler
All Songs written by Dave Grafe except "Out on the Road" by Oakra Sparks, Dave Musser, Dave Grafe, Bobby Johnson, Alan Dutton, John Elliott
All songs published by Chesnimnus Music (ASCAP) -- Copyright 1997

Click for Sample AudioGigi's Kitchen

Dave Grafe - Guitars, Bass, Keyboards, Vocals

Click for Sample Audio Out On The Road

Dave Grafe - Guitars, Fretless Bass, Electric Piano, Flute, Vocals; Bobby Johnson - Guitar; John Elliott - Drums

Click for Sample Audio The Lesson

Dave Grafe - Guitar, Bass, Piano, Organ, Pedal Steel Guitar, Vocals

Click for Sample Audio Restless Heart

Dave Grafe - Guitars, Bass, Keyboards, Vocals; Dan Fincher - Tenor Saxophone

Click for Sample AudioEmma

Dave Grafe - Guitar, Acoustic Bass, Piano, Vocals

Click for Sample Audio River Choir

Dave Grafe - Twelve String Guitar, Bass, Dulcimer, Percussion, Vocals

Click for Sample Audio Words Could Never Tell

Dave Grafe - Guitars, Bass, Keyboards, Pedal Steel Guitar

Click for Sample Audio Hilife

Dave Grafe - Guitars, Bass, Keyboards, Percussion; PDX Audio Horn Section - Trumpets, Trombones

Click for Sample Audio Children of the Earth

Dave Grafe - Guitar, Acoustic Bass, Vocals, Orchestration



From the Way Back Machine - Sky River - The Front Room Sessions
All Songs written by Oakra Sparks, Dave Musser, Dave Grafe, Bobby Johnson, Alan Dutton, John Elliott
All songs published by Sky River Music (BMI) -- Copyright 1980

Click for Sample Audio Fire In Yer Eyes

Dave Musser - Guitar, Lead Vocals; Oakra Sparks, Alan Dutton, Bobby Johnson - Guitar, Vocals; John Elliott - Drums; Dave Grafe - Bass, Pedal Steel Guitar

Click for Sample Audio Feelin' Like a Clone

Oakra Sparks - Lead Vocals; Dave Musser, Bobby Johnson, John Smith - Guitar, Vocals; Dave Grafe - Acoustic Bass, Solo Guitar, Vocals; Alan Dutton - Basketball, Vocals

Click for Sample Audio Why Are You So Insecure?

Oakra Sparks, Dave Musser - Guitar, Lead Vocals; Alan Dutton, Bobby Johnson - Guitar, Vocals; John Elliott - Drums; Dave Grafe - Bass

Click for Sample Audio Winding Road to Yesterday

Oakra Sparks - Guitar, Lead Vocals; Alan Dutton, Bobby Johnson - Guitar, Vocals; Dave Musser - Bass, Vocals; John Elliott - Drums; Dave Grafe - Pedal Steel Guitar




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