Dave is an jazz trumpeter living the greater Chicago area. He performs
throughout the area in jazz clubs. The
leader of his own jazz quartet for over 40 years. Dave,
Click here for more information about the Chicago Jazz Trio.
Dave is active doing clinics with student jazz ensembles and also presenting Jazz improvisation clinics plus consulting for young musical artists.Dave has presented clinics to Music Educators and high school and college students in Jazz Improvisation; trumpet performance; Big band rehearsal techniques. The clinics have been presented as part of State music organizations and on the school campuses. Dave has also been a judge/adjudicator for many music competitions including the University of Texas-Austin jazz Festival, University of Texas - Arlington Jazz Festival; Abilene Christian University Jazz Festival. Dave has also been an adjudicator for Texas UIL solo/ensemble competitions. If you are interested in having Dave present a clinic and/or serve as an adjudicator - click here.
Dave is available to share his years of experience in the music industry and
to help artist develop strategies for successful careers as performers,
songwriters and producers. Dave
was the chair of the innovative and prestigious Commercial Music Department at