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Dave Howard  performs throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. He is a exciting musician influenced by many great jazz, blues and funk artists. David Howard is a Professor at Berklee College of Music in Boston. 

He's a guitarist, composer, arranger and leader on many recordings including "Souvenirs" featuring Kenwood Dennard. "Clouds", "Almost Carefree", and "Block Island Summer" with the Joe Parillo Ensemble, and "Autumn Leaves" with Dave Rasmussen Jazz Orchestra. 

Dave has Performed tours and clinics in Europe, and has worked as a Composer and Performer on various jingles. 

Some European Concerts and Clinics includes: Roccella Jazz Festival / Clinics with the Dave Howard Calabrese 5tet Project, Cortale' Jazz festival, Calabria, Italy. Umbria Jazz Clinics with Berklee College of Music, Umbria, Italy and The Pepperoncino Jazz Festival , Calabria, Italy.

 

Dave leads his fresh and  restless urban pop/jazz, Neo-soul hybrid ensemble

THE DAVE HOWARD INITIATIVE, in high energy live performances. Check out his recordings of Contemporary Jazz, Groove, Funk, Blues and Fusion Compositions.

Dave’s new CD release is “Infinite Blu” featuring a great group of musicians, six vocalists and all new compositions. CONTACT FOR UPDATED EPK

 
 

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The Dave Howard Initiative:

Dave Howard  Guitar

Steve Gutherz  Piano, Keyboards

Michael Johnson  Bass, Vocals

Sam Biancuzzo  Drums

 

Gigs

March 06, 2020

The Dave Howard Initiative at GILDA'S STONE ROOSTER -FRIDAY MARCH 6th 2020

8:00-:11:00 

Soul/Jazz/Groove/Funk/Fusion

 27 Wareham  Rd Marion, Massachusetts

FRIDAY MARCH 6th 2020

 Call (508) 748-9700

27 Wareham Rd

Marion, Massachusetts

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Call (508) 748-9700

February 19, 2020

The Dave Howard Initiative at THE ORANGE DOOR, Wednesday FEB. 19 2020

7:30- 9:30

Soul/Jazz/Groove/Funk/Fusion

THE ORANGE DOOR, 251 Arlington St, Acton, MA 01720

February 16, 2020

The Dave Howard Initiative at THE PARLOUR in Providence RI. Sunday FEB. 16 2020

5:00 - 8:00 pm

Soul/Jazz/Groove/Funk/Fusion

The PARLOUR  1119 North Main street Providence RI. 02904

January 25, 2020

The Dave Howard Initiative at LA FABRICA JAN.25 2020

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7:30-10:30pm

Soul/Jazz/Latin/Funk/Fusion

La Fabrica Central

450 Massachusetts Avenue

Howard Johnson Duo @ Maya Indian Bar & Grill

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 VALENTINES DAY - 2/14/ 2020  MAYA Bistro

   7:00-9:30PM

Maya Indian Bar & Grill 

33 Tuttle Street

Wakefield, MA 01880

August 17, 2019

The Dave Howard Initiative at La Fabrica Central

Welcome from NYC Special guest ROSEANN SUREDA Vocals. 

7:30-10:30pm

Soul/Jazz/Latin/Funk

La Fabrica Central

450 Massachusetts Avenue

January 25, 2020

The Dave Howard Initiative at La Fabrica Central

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7:30-10:30pm

Soul/Jazz/Latin/Funk

La Fabrica Central

450 Massachusetts Avenue

April 11, 2019

The Dave Howard Initiative at Theory Wine Bar + Listening Room

8-10 pm

Soul / Jazz / Latin / Funk

Theory Wine Bar + Listening Room

10 Main Street 

Andover, MA

March 30, 2019

The Dave Howard Initiative at La Fabrica Central

7:30-10:30pm

Soul/Jazz/Latin/Funk

La Fabrica Central

450 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02139

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News & Reviews

 
Infinite Blu CD Review
TRANSLATED European Review
"ALL ABOUT JAZZ" Infinite Blu Review
ALL ABOUT JAZZ
"INFINITE BLU" Review
INFINITE BLU Review pg2
ALL ABOUT JAZZ
INFINTE BLU Review pg2
INFINITE BLU Review pg3
THANK YOU Mackenzie Horne
"Souvenirs" CD Review
"ALL ABOUT JAZZ" "SOUVENIRS" REVIEW
ALL ABOUT JAZZ "SOUVENIRS" REVIEW
DAVID HOWARD
CURRENT TOP TEN LIST!!!
Radio Guitar One!
CURRENT TOP TEN LIST!!!
Jazzology / Indie Airplay
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