Now, from his present venue in Southern California, DuMont is performing with his band, The Drivin’ Wheels, and producing a CD which features recordings–done at Sun Studios in Memphis, Stone Studio in New Orleans; and Music Annex in Menlo Park, California–with Freddie King’s brother, Benny Turner, bass; Duke Jethro, B3 organ; David Maxwell, keyboards; Ed Early, trombone; and Walter King, horn arrangements.
DuMont's mentors and influences include:
* Charley Patton * Robert Johnson * Son House * Tommy Johnson * Sonny Boy Williamson II * Big Bill Bronzy *
* Slim Harpo * Jimmy Reed * Jimmy Rogers * Louis Myers * Muddy Waters * Howlin’ Wolf * Hubert Sumlin *
*James Cotton * Albert King * Freddie King * B.B. King * Junior Parker * T. Bone Walker * Chuck Berry *
* Luther Tucker * Otis Rush * Earl Hooker * Wayne Bennett * Mel Brown * Booker T. Jones *
* John Lee Hooker * Eric Clapton * Johnny Winter * Michael Bloomfield * James Marshall Hendrix *
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