David J White

David J White became a student of the saxophone at age 8 in his hometown of Houston, Texas, where his love for Jazz was nurtured by outstanding musicians and educators such as Conrad O Johnson, Craig Green, and Dr. Robert Morgan. At age 16 he began appearing with local bands in clubs and other musical events. During high school David appeared in Saxophone Journal and other Jazz education periodicals and won several awards including a “DB” award from downbeat magazine. He also performed with Rich Matheson, Billy Harper, Randy Brecker & Eliane Elias, and Lou Marini. David moved to Washington, D.C to attend Howard University and contributed to the Jazz Ensemble's yearly recordings both as a performer and composer/producer

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