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David Finck

Primary Instrument: Bass

Born: August 26, 1958    

David Finck

Music can only be described with words, but for David Finck, music is a language all its own. “I hear music as a spoken language,” he says. “When I listen, I’m conscious of the breaths that are taken during a phrase; I hear the vocabulary, the inflection, and the syntax. I listen for all of it.”It’s a statement that makes sense given David’s skills as a bassist and the diverse artists he has played and recorded with “ among them; Dizzy Gillespie, Aretha Franklin, Sinead O’Connor, Natalie Cole, Rod Stewart, Herbie Hancock, Ivan Lins, Al Jarreau, Tony Bennett, Paquito D’Rivera, George Michael, Rosemary Clooney and Andre Previn, to name just a few. Over the years, David has become one of the most sought-after musicians in Manhattan, equally revered for his work in jazz, popular, Brazilian and classical music. He’s bridged musical diversity through his skills — but even more so through his ability to hear music as language in an almost literal sense. Commented the award winning composer and songwriter Alan Bergman, “When a bass has the sound of authority, when it is a testament to time, when it has a certain wisdom in its tone, if you follow the fingers to the arms and then to the rest of the body, you'll see this all belongs to David Finck. He makes the bass sing and swing. As a sometime singer, to have David behind me is a source of security and pleasure. He is an accompanist who supports everything in a solid, original way. He is a great musician and a fine fellow.”...
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    Future Day

    Soundbrush Records
    2008

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double basses
Double Bass by Abraham Prescott (Concord, New Hampshire, circa 1830)
Double Bass by John Juzek (Prague, Czechoslovakia 1929)
Double Bass (German circa 1890)
Double Bass (German circa 1900)
Double Bass repairs by William Merchant

bows
Bow by Marcel Fatique (Paris)
Bow by L. Morizot (Paris)

electric basses
5 string electric bass by William Merchant (NYC)
5 string electric bass by Guild
4 string Fender Precision (1966)

strings
Thomastik bass strings

amplification
Amplifier by Walter Woods (1979)
Speaker Cabinet by Harry Kolbe
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