GUITARIST | COMPOSER | ARRANGER
PRODUCER | EDUCATOR
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David 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 was a Professor at Berklee College of Music in Boston for many years.
Dave is a guitarist, composer, arranger and leader on many recordings including "Souvenirs" ," Infinite Blu", "Next", and "LIVE At The Barn" featuring a great group of musicians, and all new compositions. "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. The Tulsa Jazz festival, OK. Dave Howard INITIATIVE European 5-4 TET.
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 The David Howard Initiative "LIVE AT THE BARN".
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The Dave Howard Initiative:
Dave Howard Guitar
Chris Billias Keyboards
John DeBossu Bass
Sam Biancuzzo Drums