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Don Savoie, Blue Eyed Soul

Don Savoie, also known as the "Professor of Rock", is a teacher of piano, guitar, contemporary songwriting, and history of rock and roll at the University of Notre Dame, Savoie is well-known in South Bend, Indiana.

"Savoie has performed at many festivals and in concerts with such artists as Joe Cocker, Patti Smith, Rasey Lewis, Weather Report, Koko Taylor, Luther Allison and John Lee Hooker. His music style is 'blue-eyed soul' steeped in Memphis R&B, Motown and Detroit boogie and electric Chicago blues."

A Chicago native, Savoie cut his musical chops playing in blues bands in Ann Arbor and Detroit while he was a student at the University of Michigan. Savoie went on to tour the United States and Europe as a member of Vantage Point.

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