Darrell Mansfield's soulful voice and harmonica have amazed and
30 years. A renown musician and songwriter, he has released
more than 30 albums and is
as one of the world's greatest harmonica
players. Over the years Darrell has recorded
and toured heavily
in the US and Europe
as well as the Middle East, Asia and Australia.
Mansfield's live performance is a must see and hear for blues, rock and harmonica
Darrell excels in every genre from delta blues to hard rock and
southern rock, and has
in gospel blues and rock for more than three
Some of the most inspiring people that Darrell Mansfield has met in his career are
Les Paul, B.B. King, Big Joe Turner, Richie Sambora, Paul Dean
and Jon Bon
Jovi. Mansfield was
friend of Seth Lover, inventor of the Humbucking
taught him about electronics,
microphones. Darrell Mansfield has toured
and performed on multiple occasions
with Arthur Blessit,
Andre Crouch and Larry Norman.
BLUES HALL OF FAME and GOSPEL BLUES SOCIETY:
In February 2009
into the BLUES
HALL OF FAME,
Ambassador to California.
As a promoter
of the blues genre, Mansfield hosts and performs in blues festivals and jams in
coastal and central California.
In 2009 Mansfield founded the DARRELL
MANSFIELD GOSPEL & BLUES SOCIETY. This society is dedicated
to preserving and perpetuating gospel and blues music, while fostering its growth and appreciation.
The DMGB Society provides artists the opportunity for public performance and individual improvement
in their field, all for the educational and artistic benefit of the general public.
A FORERUNNER IN GOSPEL MUSIC FOR OVER 35 YEARS:
Mansfield's powerful music was forged in him through
personal ordeal, prevailing FAITH in God and a
deep desire to communicate HOPE and LOVE to
people around the world through the
impact of his music.
Darrell Mansfield is one of the major pioneers of the Jesus Movement of the ‘70’s that birthed contemporary
Christian music, Calvary Chapel, and many similar evangelistic
ministries and movements.
He was ordained April 8, 1988 by Pastor Chuck Smith and the board of Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa. Mansfield
was brought on staff to run Asaph records and launch Calvary Chapel’s record label, Calvary Chapel Music
He also performed at
several Harvest Crusades and many TBN and EO (European) television specials.
He continues to evangelize the world through Christian music festivals, crusades, missions trips,
television and radio.
“The Jesus Movement
of the late ‘60’s and
‘70’s was the birthplace
of many influential Bible
evangelists, and I am still a
‘musicianary’ to this day. The Jesus movement is still moving, and I‘m
a wake-up call to those who were part of the Jesus Movement, and to those who have followed Jesus
since. Now more than ever, it is time to join together to reach the world for Jesus.” Darrell Mansfield
CHARITIES AND MISSIONS:
DARRELL MANSFIELD supports and assists
charities, prisons, homeless shelters and orphanages across
the US, Mexico and Europe. His benefit
concerts help to raise funds and awareness for these important
causes, while his hands-on ministry to people changes lives.
Mansfield has performed for Orange County Rescue Mission and Salvation Army and has done missions
work in the US and abroad with YWAM, Teen Challenge, Campus Crusade, “Say No to Drugs” campaign,
Mission Solano, and many others.
Mansfield responded to an invitation from aid
workers in Moldova and performed a Christmas concert for
orphans and handicapped children to raise funds and awareness for their needs. He
invited the children to
perform with him and sang a version of “Tears in Heaven.” The emotional concert was televised and aired
on national TV. Many handicapped children were not physically able to attend Mansfield’s concert, so he
visited the clinics to sing in person to those children. www.darrellmansfield.com for video footage.
Mansfield has partnered with Bibles for Marines to raise funds and donate customized Bibles and CDs to
active duty US Marines. In 2012 they plan to expand this ministry to service men and woman in every
branch of the US armed forces, fire and police departments.
DARRELL MANSFIELD performs
regularly at NAMIWALKS events in California. Mansfield served as Grand
Marshall of the NAMIWALK at Diamond Valley Lake in 2009. He has special empathy for those suffering
with mental illness, and has fought his own personal battles to overcome depression. He has been a
spokesperson for Christians with mental illness, urging them and
churches to treat mental illness as a