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David Janesh

Born/raised in Youngstown Ohio. Studied music (classical accordion) from age 9-20 with “Mickey Bisilia” - one of the instruments most renouned teachers. Competed and won various national competitions thoughout those years.

I play the Giulietti Bassetti Free Bass instrument.Have always had a major interest in Jazz, favorite artists/major influences were Tommy Gumina, Art Van Damme, Charles Mangnante, Bill Evans.

Formed and played in small combo groups throughout my college years where I majored in Electrical Engineering (B.S, from Youngstown State and M.S. from University of Virginia).While in my “day job” I Have been a defense intelligence industry professional (starting as an analyst and progressing to Senior Program Manager) for almost 30 years (1979 till present). I “Fooled around” with piano (self taught) comping the guitar parts for various church functions, but mostly left music idle for many years (25+).

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