Real Name:
David Richard Matthews
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Dave (or David) Matthews (b. March 4, 1942) is an American Funk, Soul, Jazz and Pop artist.
Pianist, producer, arranger, conductor and bandleader, David Matthews is well known for having been arranger for James Brown in the beginning of the 70s and later has been closely associated with Creed Taylor's CTI Records.
He has also composed for television and commercial advertisement, but is also leader of both the Manhattan Jazz Orchestra and the Manhattan Jazz Quintet, two acts very popular in Japan.
He has also worked with Paul Simon, Buddy Rich, Mark Murphy, Yana Purim, Morgana King, Esther Phillips and George Benson, to name a few.
One of his main hits as a composer is Could Heaven Ever Be Like This, which he composed, arranged and produced for Idris Muhammad.
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Dave Matthews (3) - A Man Has To Go Back To The Crossroads / The Drunk album art James Brown The Drunk (as D. Matthews) James Brown - A Man Has To Go Back To The Crossroads / The Drunk (Single) Bethlehem Records US 1970 Sell This Version
Dave Matthews (3) - Who Am I / Nobody Knows But My Baby And Me album art The Famous Flames The Famous Flames - Who Am I / Nobody Knows But My Baby And Me (Single) King Records (3) US 1970 Sell This Version
Dave Matthews (3) - The Grodeck Whipperjenny album art The Grodeck Whipperjenny The Grodeck Whipperjenny - The Grodeck Whipperjenny (Album) People (8) US 1970 Sell This Version
KS-1089, KS 1089 Dave Matthews (3) - We Need Time album art Kay Robinson Tell Your Troubles To Jesus (as David Matthews) and 4 more… Kay Robinson - We Need Time(LP, Album) King Records (3), King Records (3) KS-1089, KS 1089 US 1970 Sell This Version
45-6377 Dave Matthews (3) - Yesterday album art Vicki Anderson Vicki Anderson - Yesterday(7", Promo) King Records (3) 45-6377 US 1971 Sell This Version
Dave Matthews (3) - I Cried / World Pt. 2 album art James Brown I Cried James Brown - I Cried / World Pt. 2 (Single) King Records (3) US 1971 Sell This Version
Dave Matthews (3) - Rock Gospel Mash album art Carlton King Coleman* Rock Gospel Mash Carlton King Coleman* - Rock Gospel Mash (Single) King Records (3) US 1971 Sell This Version
Dave Matthews (3) - Across The Track album art The Believers (2) The Believers (2) - Across The Track (Single) Brownstone US 1971 Sell This Version
Dave Matthews (3) - Revolution Of The Mind (Recorded Live At The Apollo Vol. III) album art James Brown Escape-Ism (as D. Matthews) James Brown - Revolution Of The Mind (Recorded Live At The Apollo Vol. III) (Album) Polydor, Polydor, Polydor US 1971 Sell This Version
Dave Matthews (3) - I'll Work It Out / In The Land Of Milk And Honey album art Vicki Anderson Vicki Anderson - I'll Work It Out / In The Land Of Milk And Honey (Single) Brownstone US 1971 Sell This Version
Dave Matthews (3) - I Know You Got Soul / It's I Who Love You (Not Him Anymore) album art Bobby Byrd It's I Who Love You (Not Him Anymore) Bobby Byrd - I Know You Got Soul / It's I Who Love You (Not Him Anymore) (Single) King Records (3) US 1971 Sell This Version
Dave Matthews (3) - Sho Is Funky Down Here album art James Brown Plays And Directs The James Brown Band James Brown Plays And Directs The James Brown Band - Sho Is Funky Down Here (Album) King Records (3) US 1971 Sell This Version
Dave Matthews (3) - Shadow Of The Sun / Law And Order album art Delores Hall Delores Hall - Shadow Of The Sun / Law And Order RCA US 1971 Sell This Version
Dave Matthews (3) - Wheels Of Life album art Lyn Collins Just Won't Do Right Lyn Collins - Wheels Of Life (Single) King Records (3) US 1971 Sell This Version
Dave Matthews (3) - People Make The World A Better Place album art Shirley Jean & The Relations If I'd Of Had A Man Like You Shirley Jean & The Relations - People Make The World A Better Place (Single) People (8) US 1971 Sell This Version
Dave Matthews (3) - I Cried / Soul Power album art James Brown I Cried James Brown - I Cried / Soul Power (Single) Polydor Italy 1971 Sell This Version
Dave Matthews (3) - Don't Throw Your Love In The Garbage Can / In The Land Of Milk And Honey album art Vicki Anderson In The Land Of Milk And Honey (as D. Matthews) and 1 more… Vicki Anderson - Don't Throw Your Love In The Garbage Can / In The Land Of Milk And Honey (Single) Brownstone US 1972 Sell This Version
Dave Matthews (3) - Georgy Girl album art Martha High Martha High - Georgy Girl (Single) People (8) US 1972 Sell This Version
Dave Matthews (3) - I Got A Bag Of My Own album art James Brown I Got A Bag Of My Own James Brown - I Got A Bag Of My Own (Single) Polydor Brazil 1972 Sell This Version
Dave Matthews (3) - Think (About It) album art Lyn Collins Lyn Collins - Think (About It) (Album, Single) People (8), People (8) US 1972 Sell This Version
Dave Matthews (3) - Oh Uncle Sammy album art Lyn Collins Lyn Collins - Oh Uncle Sammy Polydor US 1972 Sell This Version
Dave Matthews (3) - Food For Thought (Pass The Peas I Mean Gimme Some More) album art The JB's* Escape-ism and 1 more… The JB's* - Food For Thought (Pass The Peas I Mean Gimme Some More) (Album, Single) People (8), People (8) US 1972 Sell This Version
Dave Matthews (3) - There It Is album art James Brown James Brown - There It Is (Single) Polydor UK 1972 Sell This Version
Dave Matthews (3) - There It Is album art James Brown King Heroin James Brown - There It Is (Album) Polydor, Polydor US 1972 Sell This Version
Dave Matthews (3) - King Heroin album art James Brown King Heroin and 1 more… James Brown - King Heroin (Single) Polydor US 1972 Sell This Version