Born: August 1, 1974 Primary Instrument: Drums
Dr. David Glover is the Assistant Professor of Percussion at Slippery Rock University, where he teaches applied lessons, percussion ensemble, music technology, jazz band, and the steel band (SRU Panorama). He received music degrees from The University of North Florida (B.A.E), The Florida State University (M.M. and M.M.E.), and the University of Texas at Austin (D.M.A.). A drummer and percussionist since he was 10, Glover has garnered a wide range of musical influences from jazz and classical music, to rock and Afro-Caribbean styles. Dr. Glover has played with a wide variety of artists including, Arturo Sandoval, Joe Williams, Phil Woods, Bob Brookmeyer, Peabo Bryson, Bill Watrous, Grady Tate, Rick Margitza, Indian tabla virtuoso Sandip Burman, and Japanese Taiko drummer Kenny Endo. He can be heard on recordings from, The Wash, Latin Attitude, The University of Texas Jazz Orchestra, the acoustic jazz quartet Odd Man Out (Viewpoint Records), and the debut release from The Three Rivers Jazz Orchestra (SeaBreeze Records). In the Pittsburgh area he can be seen playing timbales and drumset with the salsa ensemble Azucar. Dr. Glover belongs to several professional organizations including, The Percussive Arts Society, The International Association for Jazz Education, Pi Kappa Lambda, ASCAP, The Music Educators National Convention and The College Music Society. Dr. Glover performs exclusively with SABIAN cymbals and Pro-Mark drumsticks.