GUITARIST | COMPOSER | ARRANGER | EDUCATOR
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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.
The Dave Howard Initiative:
Dave Howard Guitar
Steve Gutherz Piano, Keyboards
Michael Johnson Bass, Vocals
Sam Biancuzzo Drums