All About Jazz

Home » Musicians » David Floodstrand

David Floodstrand

As a club DJ of over 20 years, I have been introduced to so much great music. On this site however I think my primary foucus will be Jazz oriented vocals. My taste is pretty ecclectic. I love Sinatra, I grew up on Chet Baker, Lambert, Hendricks, and Ross, Charlie Parker, Bill Evans, and modern classical composers like Stravinsky, Debussey, Copeland, and Bartok. But, my work as a Club DJ brought me in contact with Chicago House music legends like Vince Lawrence, and Frankie Knuckles. Industrial music groups like, Ministry, Front242, My Life with The Thrill Kill Kult, many of which I knew quite well and worked with in a professional capacity. I have also produced music for other artists from Jazz to Industrial music on my Criterion International label.

Gear

For writing, and re-mixing I use a Mackie Universal Control, Yamaha MW12 USB Mixer, and computer based software. I use Ableton Live, Propellerheads Reason, Adobe Audition, Cubase, and Pro Tools, also various keyboards, and VST plug-ins. For keyboards I use an M-Audio 88 key, semi-weighted performance piano, M-Audio Oxygen8, and a Trigger Finger, and a Rode NT-1 mic. I have a studio that is, and probably will always be, a work in progress.


Tags

Albums

Album Someday by David Floodstrand

Someday

Criterion International
2007

buy

Shop Amazon

All About Jazz needs your support

Donate
All About Jazz & Jazz Near You were built to promote jazz music: both recorded and live events. We rely primarily on venues, festivals and musicians to promote their events through our platform. With club closures, shelter in place and an uncertain future, we've pivoted our platform to collect, promote and broadcast livestream concerts to support our jazz musician friends. This is a significant but neccesary effort that will help musicians now, and in the future. You can help offset the cost of this essential undertaking by making a donation today. In return, we'll deliver an ad-free experience (which includes hiding the bottom right video ad). Thank you.

Get more of a good thing

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories and includes your local jazz events calendar.