October 24, 2018
Dave is a semifinalist in the 2018 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Piano Competition. He will be performing in Washington, D.C. on Dec 2 and 3.
Oct 5, 2018
The new debut single for Passage, “Elegy (feat. Chris Potter)” is featured on Nextbop.com
May 10, 2018
Dave has received the FirstMusic commission from the New York Youth Symphony
His new work, “The Great Hill",” will be performed by the NYYS Jazz Band on May 6, 2019 at The Appel Room (Jazz at Lincoln Center) in NYC.
April 26, 2018
Dave has been appointed Assistant Professor of Jazz Piano at the University of North Texas.
March 8, 2018
Dave has been named a finalist for the Cole Porter Fellowship of the American Pianists Association.
This competition, the largest of its kind for young American jazz pianists, occurs every four years. Five finalists are selected through blind auditions and put through a competitive process spanning 13 months, with the winner receiving the Cole Porter Fellowship valued at $100,000.