Jun 7, 2011

Featured Artist interview: David Reo (E73)

About: David Reo from Ventura, California

"David Reo is a blues guitarist songwriter with a fine catalog of tunes out there in the blues, pop blues, country hybrid, easy listening modes. David Reo also was an apprentice writer for 26 Happy Days Television episodes. Wrote the Potsie Quits School episode that has been in syndication since the beginning of time. Wrote and sold a script for Quinn Martin Productions entiltled, A Rock & A Hard Place Episode entitled, The Treasure. Wrote a one half hour situation comedy for the television show Double Trouble Wrote a one half hours situation comedy for the television show Blossom. Episode 63 PARIS. He wrote a one half-hour situation comedy for the television show Blossom Episode71 entitled, 38 SPECIAL He wrote a one half-hour situation comedy for the television show, The Laroquette Show. Wrote and published music thru BMI for the situation comedy Blossom entitled, I've got my ticket He also performed the song on the show. He has played in live performance in Los Angeles weekly steady for many years. Currently he is playing with The Preachers Blues Band out of Ventura, CA."

1). Name 5 most important things in your life? 
Health, Happiness, Family, friends, being creative

2). Lets assume that in 2012 will be the end of the world.. what do you have to do till that time?
Record and release albums.

3). What fiction character would you like to be?
Spider man

4). If Elvis was still alive, will he still be the king?
I always thought Buddy Holly was The king.

5). Gather your dream band of the best musicians. Who would play guitars, bass, drums etc?
I have a dream band now. David Reo, Guitar, Matt Rodela, Bass, Pete Gallagher, Drums. I would like to use Jimi Hendrix and Eric Clapton and Doyle Bramhall II, sometimes, Steve Gadd on drums is nice. Clapton's Band would work.
Nathan East, Bass, Jim Caleri on Keyboard. (He was in the band America) He also plays on my upcoming album due out in the fall of 2011. Gary Herbig on horns. (He is on my album as well) Maestro James Domine on strings, Hannah Divine, fiddle, Brian Batchley on harmonica, Nick Mancini, Vibes, another great drummer I use is Duane Waider.

Listen to: David Reo - Mississipi Greyhound Blues

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