David and Roselyn
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David and Roselyn

New Orleans, Louisiana, United States | INDIE | AFM

New Orleans, Louisiana, United States | INDIE | AFM
Band Folk Blues


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"In The News"

GAMBIT: "...a one band Jazz Fest."

VARIETY: "David & Roselyn report on ghetto life...as sincerely as Woody Guthrie and Leadbelly wrote for their times."

COLOGNE EXPRESS: "David & Roselyn heated up the audience [who] apprecied the music with lots of applause and piles of money."

UCLA BRUIN: Roselyn's original song entitled 'Chicago' is a fine example of the blues' tradition."

TEMPE DAILY NEWS: David & Roselyn...ne of the favorite attractions."

LOS ANGELES TIMES: David & Roselyn hum & strum."

TOPANGA MESSENGER: "Threre was an electric aura charging the tmosphere and Roselyn radiated and mirored excitement...an African Queen, her voice expressed the richness of joyous living."

NEW ORLEANS GAMBIT: "Three Umbrellas Highly Recommended. A charming duet. Roselyn accompanied by David can belt a soulful blues."

DETROIT FREE PRESS: "David & Roselyn are creating blues that are as authentic an expression of their times as Leadbelly's were of his."

EDINBURGH SCOTSMAN: Jazz musician David Leonard is excellent."

ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS: A front page color photo of David & Roselyn at the Denver Mall for the Fourth of July performing their magic music.

HOLLYWOOD DRAMA-LOGUE: "David and Roselyn are a talented duo."

THE BOISE IDAHO STATESMAN: "Leonard alternates soaring harmonica lines with fine vocals, while providing principal rhythmic punctuation with guitar. Lionhart croons, chants and whispers her songs, accompanying them on mandolin and several native African instruments."

WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY SOUTH END; "David and Roselyn are excellent, creative and sensitive musicians who reach the minds and hearts and interests of young and old."

CAL STATE UNIVERSITY DAILY SUNDIAL: "People are drawn to the music and the musicians. David's movements strumming guitar and sliding harmonica e as liuid as the sounds they produce, lyrical, flowing."

WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA REGISTER-PARONIAN: "Roseln and David, the sweet Street Singers, a familiar sight [at] the Santa Cruz County Fair."

DETROIT COUNTRY/CLASSIC SOCIETY BLUES NOTES: "David & Roselyn are bluesy, emotional and strong. Instrumentation is great. Roselyn's smoky voice accompanied by some fine slide guitar work by David...most imaginative and expressive performers." - Various


CD's: Gospel from the Streets of New Orleans, Gumbo Ya Ya, Dirty Old Men, Praha Live, New Orleans Style, Carnivale and New Orleans Moan, MoLasses
Cassettes: Alive Inside, New Orleans Style, Beaubien St. Blues, Kiss It and Make It Better, which song ran as a commercial for health care in the UK.



David and Roselyn have made their living at music for almost forty years blending their songs of gritty yesterdays into tomorrow's seamless sonic tones from the streets of New Orleans to the Byrum Blues Festival in Australia, the Umbria Jazz Festival in Italy, Columbia, Brazil, Finland, Japan, etc. (See BIO at DavidandRoselyn.com)