Dave Posmontier has been playing keyboard since the age of seven and has played professionally for the past 40 years. In 1980, Dave and his brother Rich formed the Posmontier Brothers Quintet, performing extensively at concerts, clubs, radio and television appearances in the Philadelphia area and producing an album, PBQ' of Dave's original music in 1985.
Dave has performed and recorded with many jazz artists including Christian McBride, James Moody, Chris Potter, Duane Eubanks, Mickey Roker, Bobbie Durham, John Blake, John Swana, Mike Richmond, Bootsie Barnes, Tony Williams (sax), Bob Howell, Chico Huff, Larry McKenna, Steve Giordano, Grover Washington Jr., David Fathead Newman, and Johnny Hartman.
He also plays traditional and innovative klezmer music with a band called, “Klingon Klezmer.” They have performed in a number of major concert halls throughout Germany and have released two CDs.
Dave also enjoys playing traditional jazz and is part of bassist Ed Wise’s New Orleans Jazz Band, playing concerts along the East Coast.
In celebration of its 100th birthday in 2007, the renowned Settlement Music School honored 100 alumni who have made a difference in the world of music. Dave and his brother Rich were chosen to receive this honor.
Currently, Dave is playing, composing, arranging, teaching, and participating in educational jazz concerts, workshops and clinics in schools throughout the area. Dave can be heard on several CD’s of Philadelphia area jazz artists and has released a CD, Posterity featuring his original compositions and arrangements.