"Love of the Amateur" is The Slummers debut album. The group is led by the writing and performing of Dan Stuart and JD Foster. The album was produced by Antonio Gramentieri who along with Diego Sapignoli provided musical support and inspiration. The songs were recorded in Richmond, Virginia and mixed in Senigallia, Italy. All of the individuals involved have deep artistic backgrounds but insist that the Slummers are a Club of Amateurs in spirit and purpose. Gentlemen all, you can take them at their word....
Past endeavors: Ronnie Lane, Calexico, Vinicio Capossela, Patty Griffin, Danny & Dusty, Lucinda Williams, Marc Ribot, Richmond Fontaine, Richard Buckner, Aidoru, Hugo Race, Damo Suzuki, Green on Red, Dwight Yoakam
Denizens of: NYC, Oaxaca, Modigliana, Cesena
Previous abodes: Rome, LA, London, Austin, Madrid, Tucson, Sydney
Avocations: badminton, mathematics, dish-washing, lingerie, skiing, coffee, ping pong, gleaning
Never disclosed: fear of locusts, nervous breakdown, loss of spleen, pavor nocturnus