Dave King

dave king was born in 1970 in minnesota
he plays drums and a little piano
he is a founding member of the bad plus happy apple the gang font and halloween alaska
he has also recorded and or played with dewey redman jeff beck tim berne hank roberts craig taborn dead prez boots riley atmosphere bill carrothers dosh mason jennings meat beat manifesto anthony cox craig green the mark morris dance group tchad blake and at last estimite 498 other people
he has also composed for film (tom shroeders award winning animated short film "bike ride story") and dance (mark morris's piece "violet cavern") as well as 3 seasons of isaac mizrahi's fashion week runway shows. he has seen very thin girls up close. he has performed music on all continents except for antarctica. he is pretty sure that antarctica doesnt matter as far as touring destinations go. he is also pretty sure none of this stuff matters.

News

King's "I've Been Ringing You" Reviewed in DB!
2013-02-11

A great review of Dave King's "I've Been Ringing You" in the January 2013 issue of DownBeat!

John Ephland, DOWNBEAT - February 2013     Read the full article

DKTC in The Hot Box!
2013-12-05

\"Adopted Highway\" was in the DownBeat Hot Box in the Dec. 2013 issue!

Paul de Barros, DOWNBEAT - December 2013     Read the full article

DKTC reviewed in JazzTimes!
2013-12-05

Nice review of \"Adopted Highway\" in the Dec. 2013 issue of JazzTimes!

Bill Beuttler, JazzTimes - December 2013     Read the full article

King\'s \"Adopted Highway\" reviewed in Jazziz!
2014-01-27

Dave King\'s \"Adopted Highway\" reviewed by Josef Woodard for Jazziz!

Josef Woodard, JAZZIZ - January 2014     Read the full article

 

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