Trumpeter/Composer Dave Carter splits most of his performing time between Seattle and San Francisco while residing in Emeryville, CA. Currently a member of the The Barrett Martin Group, Fontanelle http://www.allaboutjazz.com/php/article.php?id=44043, Zony Mash + Horns, Tuatara, and Skerik's Syncopated Taint Septet. http://www.allaboutjazz.com/php/article.php?id=22355
Having performed on over 50 recordings in the past 10 years, Dave has just co-produced, written and performed on his first album as a leader titled Commitment and Change. The album includes the piano work of John Rangel, upright bass of Luis Guerra and vibes/percussion/drum set work of Barrett Martin who also co-produced.
Artists Dave has performed and/or recorded with over the years include Pearl Jam, Steve Cropper, Charlie Hunter, Bill Frisell, Mudhoney, Walking Papers, Fontanelle, Zony Mash plus Horns, Skerik's Syncopated Taint Septet, Tucker Martine, The Long Winters, Big Head Todd and the Monsters, Jessica Lurie, Joan Jones, Bonnie Raitt, Amy Denio, Aiko Shimada, Steve Moore, Hans Teuber, Craig Flory, John Wicks, Briggan Krauss, Ruth Brown, Howard Tate, Maxi Priest, Barrett Martin, Elizabeth Carpenter, Jesse Sykes, Wayne Horvitz, Bill Horist, James Whiton, Peter Buck, Joe Doria, The Minus 5, JR, Grace Hearn & Michael Savage, Magdalen Hsu-Li, Sun City Girls, Unwound, The Hi-Fi Killers, Sharpshooters, The Young Composers Collective, Robin Holcomb, Tim Young, Scott Law, Paul Rucker, Thomas Bell and Kissing Potion.