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John (Dark) Cave

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John Cave is a guitarist/producer/composer based in Brooklyn. Playing professionally on the New York circuit since 2005, John has aided in developing several groups in a vast array of musical idioms.
From playing on European cruise ships to playing the blues in West Texas dive bars to playing on Broadway shows to playing Senegalese mbalax in African music festivals, Cave boasts a high degree of versatility in his playing. Notable artists that he has performed and/or recorded with include Talib Kweli, Bun B, Camp Lo, Smif 'N Wessun, Jean Grey, Curren$y, Jon B, Res, Tony Cedras, afro beat drummer Jojo Kuo, producer Ski Beatz, Leni Stern, and Chiwoniso.
His creative projects include: The Sensei's, which is the house band for Bluroc records under Damon Dash; Evil Giraffes on Mars, whose 2009 release Cydonia received 4 stars from; Bones Howell (formerly known as the Volunteers), with a new record coming out mixed by Joe Chiccarelli; Tchaka, which is an exciting mix of world music styles led by Haitian multi-instrumentalist Tiga Jean-Baptiste.