Singer and guitar player for the Dave Matthews Band who won a Grammy Award for the song "So Much To Say." He has written singles like "Where Are You Going?" and "Some Devil." His eclectic jam band has inspired a generation of rock bands who utilize acoustic guitars and loosely liberal lyrics.
He left South Africa to avoid military conscription in alignment with his Quaker faith. He worked at IBM and had a bartending job at Miller's Bar while he was living in Charlottesville, Virginia.
He married Jennifer Ashley Harper on August 10, 2000 and they had three children together.
His mother took him to see Pete Seeger perform when he was young.