Cigar Box Guitar Playin’, Foot-Drum Stompin’, Smooth & Smokey Vocalin’, One Man Hill Country Blues Band


Hill Country Blues


Thank you for your great work at my mom’s 70th birthday bash! The celebration was made even more special by your wonderful music, the perfect ambiance for a perfect celebration!
— Cid Ferrara

Lange conjures up the juke-joint blues of the North Mississippi Hill Country. Akin to greats R.L. Burnside and Junior Kimbrough, Lange puts a strong emphasis on the “groove” with driving rhythms and percussion; playing drums with his feet when found without a sideman. His steady guitar riffs, few chord changes, and unconventional song structures combined with edgy slide playing on either a three-string cigar box guitar made by “some guy in Ohio” or his howling steel resonator is the real deal. Lange’s smooth Clapton-esque vocals compliment his highly original sound delivering American roots music in a familiar yet brand new way.

Photographer: Michelle Lange

Musician: Dave Lange