Born: March 24, 1987 Primary Instrument: Vocal
Dev is a jazz-rock fusion composer, singer, engineer and producer living and operating out of Bushwick, Brooklyn, and the front-man for the band he founded with brother and renowned pianist Ben Rosenblum, Wire Spoke Wheels. He regularly performs and records in the New York and Boston area, and has produced and engineered recordings for a wide range of artists, from Cashanova and Kings Legacy to Roy Assaf, as well as engineering his own work. His latest release, Tears of Men, features an all-star lineup of musicians, with a core band of Roy Assaf, Karl Latham, Mark Egan and Oz Noy and guest performances by Dave Hopkins, Keve Wilson, Mike Dease, Rubin Khodeli, and many others. Tears of Men is available for purchase here in a wide range of formats, including CD, FLAC or MP3 download and limited edition HD Master USB Key. An extremely small run of 180 gram 2-LP Vinyl sets will be available in April.
Over the years, Dev has earned widespread critical acclaim and accolade for his creative work. Beginning his career at the age of 6 with the Metropolitan Opera, Dev has received over a decade of classical voice training, and has performed with numerous choral and chamber groups. He was recently recognized on Bobby McFerrin’s masterpiece album Vocabularies for his work on the Latin lyrics for the song Messages. Dev has won many awards for his creative writing and lyricism, including 13 regional and 4 national Scholastic Gold Key awards and was commissioned by Trinity School to write a choral piece for their Tricentennial Anniversary graduation. He has released multiple records, including his self-titled EP, featuring David Rozenblatt, Adam Ben-David, Matt Fieldes and Michael Aarons, and his first album, She Makes Noise (which can also be found here) with Oz Noy, Roy Assaf, Mike Visceglia and Benny Koonyevsky, and has performed on numerous jazz recordings for Zevisgirl Productions. Most recently, Dev has founded an audio technology firm, Frost Audio, for which he designs speakers, amplifiers and cables, including what famed producer Patrick Derivaz has called “the Grace Design of guitar cables.”
You can keep up with Dev and his upcoming shows here, follow him on Facebook here or contact him with booking or other requests at email@example.com