David Lumsden Guitar

Album cover for David Lumsden and Friends' blues album, Hues of Blues.

New Album "Hues of Blues" Released September 2018

 “Lumsden and his talented friends bring the many hues of blues together in an amazingly tight, compact and overall pleasant package. It’s rocky. It’s raspy. It’s dirty. It’s powerful. It’s melodic. It’s Happy. It’s jazzy. Well—it’s blue in every way, shape and form.”   

–Ray Von, The Big Music Show, WQNA 88.3FM

David Lumsden and Friends' new album "Hues of Blues" features tracks with:

  • Wayne Carter
  • Steve The Harp
  • Mary Jo Curry
  • Reggie Britton
  • Bill Evans

Track List


You Got to Lose  Feat. David Lumsden

Further on Up the Road  Feat. Bill Evans

You’re Ruining My Bad Reputation  Feat. Wayne Carter

Brush with the Blues  Feat. David Lumsden

What’s the Matter with the Mill  Feat. Reggie Britton

Raised Me Right  Feat. Mary Jo Curry

On Bended Knee  Feat. Steve “The Harp” Mehlberg

Thrill Is Gone  Feat. Wayne Carter

Cut You Loose  Feat. Steve “The Harp” Mehlberg

Rollin’ and Tumblin’  Feat. David Lumsden

Georgia on My Mind  Feat. Wayne Carter

Rain Song  Feat. Andon Davis

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 Note: David was formerly the Lead Guitarist for Hurricane Ruth as well as songwriting collaborator and arranger (from 2011 – 2017). A few accolades David received regarding his work with Hurricane Ruth follow:  

  “Lumsden’s strident, aggressive guitar driving the sound along like a train”

Blues Matters – UK – 2/26/15

"David’s muscular guitar riffs are a central part of the band’s sound.”

Crossroads Blues Society of Northern Illinois, Nov. – Dec. 2014

Blues Blast Magazine – 11/13/14

 “An abundance of guitar heroics”

Norman Transcript – 10/10/14

 "Fiery guitar stylings” 

Dan and Sheryl’s Blues Blog – 9/9/14

“Lumsden’s wailing guitar with plenty of vinegar and salt”

JazzWax – 9/29/14


“Dirty guitar licks”

“Poignant guitar lead”

Blues Blast Magazine – 5/31/12

“Sonic guitar work” “aggressive guitar attack” “smooth laid back guitar” “shows his versatility”

Bman’s Blues Report – 9/16/14

"Lumsden barely allows you to take a breath as he melts the strings on his guitar” 

“Lumsden lays down solid guitar that cannot be denied”

Peter Merrett – PBS 106.7 Melbourne, Australia – 9/14/14

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