Dave Delhomme was born on March 15, 1967. In the late 1980s, he attended the Berklee School Of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. A keyboardist, he has worked primarily with jazz artists, including Patti Austin, Walter Beasley, Joe Sample, George Duke, Al Jarreau, Dizzy Gillespie, David Sanborn, Lalah Hathaway, and Marcus Miller. He also works with the band Sneaky Jones. Delhomme first appeared with Clapton at the Crossroads Benefit Concert at Madison Square Garden on 30 June 1999. He joined the band for the November 1999 Japan Tour.