Born: November 3, 1959 Primary Instrument: Trombone
Dave has been playing professionally for over 35 years . He has performed with Earl Hines, Cab Calloway, Natalie Cole, The Temptations, the Four Tops, Johnny Mathis, Lou Rawls, Burt Bacharach, Pete Escovedo, and Jimmy Heath among others. He has recorded with the Asian American Orchestra, Dave Eshelman’s Jazz Garden Band, Ray Brown’s Great Big Band, the Black Market Jazz Orchestra, Wayne Wallace, and the Desolation Angels.
Dave received an Associate of Arts degree in Music from Los Medanos College in Pittsburg, CA and a Bachelor’s Degree in Music from Cal State University at Los Angeles. He also has a teaching degree in music from Cal State University East Bay. He has studied with Roy Main and Dan Livesay. He has been teaching music in the New Haven Unified School District for 27 years.