Daytona Local Talent
Chance Gardner learned the blues from 'Earring' George Mayweather (JB Hutto's band) and his brother Silas Hubbard, Jr. from Mississippi, Chris 'Stovall' Brown, Sax Gordon and Eric 'Two Scoops' Moore in Boston. Chance is primarily gigging in Mainland U.S. and Hawaii but will travel anywhere for a good time.
Chance Gardner is also founding member of the trio any2words, known as Florida's Premier Jam Band with Marvin Knox on Sax and Flute and Toby FLetcher on drums. Bluesman Chance sings and plays Rockin' Blues standards and originals in Chance and the BluesDaddies, a band that can melt the coldest heart with blues music cooked on a grill with rocket fuel. Original Rockin' Blues songs have been described as "John Lee Hooker on steroids".
Chance and the band perform their own versions of songs written by John Lee Hooker, Muddy Waters, Willie Dixon, Bo Diddley, Big Joe Williams, Jimi Hendrix... Chance Gardner's voice has been described as "gravel in a silk bag" and on guitar "it sounds like three guitars!". BTW Chance is a consummate entertainer and showman but he will only play guitar with his teeth when he feels like it. Chance Gardner has been presented with 4 Hawaii Music Awards in rock and blues categories (People's Choice Awards that includes internet voting worldwide). Chance Gardner is also a singer-songwriter on acoustic guitar and dobro playing original Blues, Folk, sometimes called Americana. Chance Gardner is a singer-songwriter in Folk/Americana and Blues and performing solo or with an acoustic trio (see: http://www.reverbnation.com/chancegardner).