GAMBIT: "a one band Jazz
VARIETY: "David &
Roselyn report on ghetto life..as sincerely as Woody Guthrie
and Leadbelly wrote for their times."
BILLBOARD: "We started
getting our best acts in Octoberwith David & Roselyjn, New
Orleans type street singers."
COLOGNE EXPRESS: "David
& Roselyn heated up the audience(who)appreciated 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'
TEMPE DAILY NEWS: "David
& Roselyn..one of the favorite attractions."
LOS ANGELES TIMES: "David
& Roselyn hum & strum."
TOPANGA MESSENGER: "There
was an electric aura charging the atmosphere and Roselyn radiated
and mirrored excitement..an African Queenher voice expressed
the richness of joyous living."
NEW ORLEANS GAMBIT: "Three
Umbrellas Highly Recommended. A charming duetRoselyn 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 Dener 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, chantsand 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 heats and interests of young
CAL STATE UNIVERSITY DAILY
SUNDIAL: "People are drawn to the music and the musicians.
David's movements strummiong guitar and sliding harmonica are
as liquid as the sounds they producelyrical, flowing."
WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA REGISTER-PARONIAN:
"Roselyn and Davidthe sweet Street Singersa familiar sight(at)
the Santa Cruz County Fair."
DETROIT COUNTRY / CLASSIC
SOCIETY BLUESNOTES: "David & Roselyn are bluesy, emotional
and strong. Instrumentation is great. Roselyn's smoky voiceaccompanied
by some fine slide guitar work by David. Most imaginative and
Guitar, Harmonica, Trumpet, Mandolin, Banjo
and a raft of African Finder Pianos: Kalimba, Sansa, Mbuti, Mbira,
Morimbula, Rhumba Box. (David Leonard uses Lee Oskar Harmonicas
About Our Shows:
(Can range from 15 min. to 2 hrs. or more)
and Original "creating blues that are authentic" [Detroit
and Improvisations "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 African instruments."
[Boise, Idaho Statesman].
and Roselyn reportas sincerely as Woody Guthrie and Leadbelly"
engage the audience and explain the songs and the instruments.
"David & Roselyn are excellent, creative and sensitive
musicians who reach the minds and hearts and interests of young
and old" (Wayne State University South End).