David Jacobs-Strain

David Jacobs-Strain

Slide guitarist and singer-songwriter David Jacobs-Strain grew up in Oregon, far from Mississippi, but found his first musical home in the Delta blues. You'll hear echoes of his touchstone, Taj Mahal, and a song by Fred McDowell or Robert Johnson in his solo performances, but as a modern musician, he performs both originals and traditional songs with an imaginative and fearless blend of styles.

This seemingly happy young man channels such age-old wisdom and heartache with such energy and passion that you can't help but feel good, even about... more