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Dave Alexander

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Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: March 10, 1938    

Dave Alexander - Blues Pianist, singer

Pianist Dave Alexander (Omar Sharriff) was a popular musician in San Francisco and Oakland in the 1960s and '70s. He appeared at many of the early San Francisco Blues Festivals in the 1970s, including the first annual in 1973. He also recorded two highly regarded albums for Arhoolie Records in the early '70s, “The Rattler,” and “The Dirt On The Ground.” Selections from both albums have been reissued since onto one CD, “The Raven,” on Arhoolie under the name Omar Sharriff. He was also featured on a 1968 compilation “Oakland Blues,” on World Pacific Records, which also included Albert Collins, George Smith and L.C. Robinson. For years Alexander was the star attraction at the famous Minnie's Can Do Club on Fillmore St. in San Francisco, where he attracted a large, loyal following, as well as media exposure for his blues and boogie-woogie piano styles....
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Featured recording “The Raven”

The Raven
Arhoolie Records (1992)

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