Dave Erickson is an acoustic and electric guitarist and composer from Denver, CO, USA. Dave’s influences and passion for music have spanned many genres of music including jazz, rock, blues, folk, & classical.
Recently, in 2014, Dave collaborated with Jim Carr and formed the acoustic guitar duo New Latitude to share their passion for instrumental acoustic guitar music. Their recently released CD “Convergence is all original music with great synergy and acoustic guitar interplay on every song. Dave released the instrumental, contemporary jazz CD Pinnacle with the Dave Erickson Project (DEP) in 2013. Songs from the DEP Pinnacle CD continue to be heard on radio stations world- wide.
The Dave Erickson Project allows us a generous look and
listen at contemporary jazz their way. Smooth yet packing a
powerful punch where needed; sweet yet spicy when
appropriate, the album is a clear satisfier throughout.
Both Erickson and Carr are master guitarists/soloists and
clearly know how to fill the sonic space with amazing
playing that flows across the ears like fine wine. At times
can be passionate, aggressive and tenacious, hypnotic and
passionate - other times fluid and flowing.
Both Dave Erickson and Jim Carr are not only world class
players, they are also both talented musical visionaries not
afraid to push the acoustical musical boundaries to the