Born: October 5, 1952 Primary Instrument: Keyboard
Whether it's Jazz, Caribbean, Choral, or Gospel, David Arivett has written and performed it. He writes music that truly evokes an emotional response. Songs of hope and healing, feelin' alright songs, his music has a profound emotional effect on listeners.
David has written music for television, radio jingles, production libraries and he has produced many custom recordings of choral and gospel music. Piano and Keyboards are David's main instruments. In addition, David is a superb vocalist, arranger and clinician.
David presently operates Songs Of David Studio where he produces and records his music as well as other clients. Songs Of David also publishes both worship and choral music ( over 100 original worship and choral songs!) He is also actively involved in celebrating the gift of music and creativity in churches, concerts, and workshops.
David is also founder of the Christian Jazz Artists Network. Organized in 2002 the CJA promotes Christian Jazz Artists, their music, and their faith. The CJA has a new CD compilation of jazzed up arrangements of classic hymns! In 2002 David produced Island Fun which has received rave reviews as a tropical flavored Smooth Jazz recording. Other best sellers are Keyboard Meditations, and Prayerful Meditations, which contain David's beautiful piano and keyboard skills.
He is also actively involved in celebrating the gift of music and creativity in churches, concerts, and workshops. David directs the CJA Big Band and sings with recording artists, Fresh Fire a Christian Vocal group who sing in a wide variety of styles. David provides Christian Jazz Worship charts, CD's, and other resources. He has just completed a keyboard instruction book, Jazz Yer Blues which contains a series of lessons for taking your playing and writing to the next level. Also completed is David's Jazzed In Church series of songs arrangements by David
Work is underway for a book about David's search and journey for God.
In his own words: Music is an incredible gift that should never be taken for granted. We should celebrate with thankfulness and cherish it always!
Arivett's Island Fun CD is a work of great musicianship, great keyboard technique, and smooth production qualities.- (Studio News)
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