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David Hazeltine

DAVID HAZELTINE is one of a handful of young pianists who has successfully forged his own distinctive style and musical voice out of the accumulated greatness and weight of a modern piano tradition. David's influences extend from Art Tatum and Bud Powell to such great living masters as Buddy Montgomery, Barry Harris and Cedar Walton.

David made his professional debut at age thirteen in Milwaukee, and later worked extensively in and around Chicago and Minneapolis. In Milwaukee, David served as house pianist at the famed Milwaukee Jazz Gallery, working with such greats as Charles McPherson, Eddie Harris, Sonny Stitt, Pepper Adams and Chet Baker. In fact, it was Baker who encouraged David to make his mark in New York City.

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For All We Know
Cristal Records
2014
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Cleopatra's Dream
Cristal Records
2010
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The Jobim Songbook in New York
The Jobim Songbook in...
Chesky Records
2007
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The Inspiration Suite
Cristal Records
2007
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Manhattan
Manhattan
Chesky Records
2006
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Modern Standards
Modern Standards
Sharp Nine Records
2005
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