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[Don Moser]

08
May 2017

Don Moser

MUSICIAN, GUITAR DESIGNER

Born in Beaumont Texas. Lives in Los
Angeles. Influenced at an early age by Johnny and Edgar Winter, Hank Williams, Ray Charles, Charlie Pride and Elvis Presley. Moved to Austin, attended college, played guitar gigs in local bars. Met Lavelle White in 1984, commenced professional collaboration from then until present. Traveled world as Lavelle White’s band director. Appeared in cabarets, bistros, concert venues from Chicago’s Kingston Mines to New Orleans Jazz Festival, French Quarter, Baton Rouge, Lafayette and southern blues (Chitlin) circuit, with Lavelle White, B.B. King, Tabby Thomas, Papa Cool, and various blues artists. Doubled as house band bass player for father in-law’s Pentecostal church. After hurricane Katrina, built guitar from recycled material resulting in the Original Voodoo Guitar displayed in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Musical Instrument Museum. Sister guitar, “Marie”, unveiled September 2016 at African American History & Culture wing of Smithsonian institute. Currently in talks with the Smithsonian, Metropolitan Museum, Museum of Pop Culture, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for future endeavors. NASA currently considering launch of a Moser guitar-work-of art into outer space. Other Moser musical works-of-art are dedicated to Lavelle White, Mac Rebennack a.k.a. Dr. John, Tabby Thomas and Robert Johnson. Don’s musical genres include country, blues, rock ‘n’ roll, blue grass,  R ‘N’ B, honky-tonk and Louisiana funk. Billed as featured artist at various venues from the Mint, Los Angeles to Madison Square Garden, New york City. Currently recording album with his band, The Swamp Kats.

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