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Pianist and composer Dave DeMotta’s performing career started while he was teenager in Maine, where he played clubs and concerts with local musicians in the Portland area. Dave relocated to the New York metropolitan area in 1995 and attended William Paterson University for his B.A. and M.M. degrees. Since then, Dave has performed throughout the area and recorded with Aki Yamamoto, Tetsu Yasui, Howard Britz, and with his own band. Recently, Dave has had the honor of working as a sideman with several world-class musicians. Since 2009, he has performed in the Steve Slagle Quartet alongside master players such as McClenty Hunter, Bill Moring, Steve Johns, Ed Howard, and Bob Gullotti
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