Born: August 29, 1954
A native of the Pacific Northwest, Dave Peck is recognized as an outstanding composer, arranger and pianist. He is known for his introspective style and rich harmonic coloring and has been described as “…a formidable musical voice, lyrical and insightful” and “…an absolute artist with a unique command of his instrument and the language of music”. Downbeat magazine says Peck’s playing is “lyrical and pastel, swinging and bluesy, with a ringing crystalline touch.” and Cadence Magazine says he “…can hang with the currently feted crop of young lions”.
Dave has appeared on Piano Jazz with Marian McPartland. Ms McPartland said “Dave Peck is a pianist and composer who possess’ great musicality, a sensitive touch and a lively sense of swing.” His performances and compositions have been heard on Jazz After Hours, National Public Radio's Jazz Alive, Jazz Journal, New Jazz Northwest, and Northwest Jazz on KPLU FM as well as VH1 and Canadian Broadcast Television. His music is featured internationally on terrestrial, satellite and internet jazz radio....
- Good Road by Robert R. Calder