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Dave Douglas

tr, *1963 US
Musician / Composer of Jazz
A.k.a. David Deuel Douglas

American jazz trumpeter and composer. Born : March 24, 1963 in Montclair, New Jersey. Dave Douglas' music is derived from many non-jazz musical styles, including classical music, folk music from European countries and Klezmer. He has been a member of the experimental big band Orange Then Blue. Douglas is currently the director of the Festival of New Trumpet Music, which is held annually in New York City. Since 1993, Douglas has recorded more than twenty albums as a bandleader. He has also performed and recorded with dozens of musicians, perhaps most notably with various John Zorn ensembles. With his own groups, Douglas has pioneered new settings for the trumpet in jazz. In more recent years, he has explored collaborations involving modern dance, spoken word/poetry, and film.

  • Trumpet
  • Cornet
  • Keyboards
  • Jazz
  • Rock
  • World
  • Folk
Popular Tracks   
Soar Away on Present Joys by Dave Douglas & Uri Caine
Good Trouble, for John Lewis on Overcome by Dave Douglas
The Godfather - Love Theme on Nino Rota by Nino Rota & Richard Galliano
When We Are Together Again on Overcome by Dave Douglas
Overcome on Overcome by Dave Douglas
Poses on The Infinite by Dave Douglas
Supplication on Present Joys by Dave Douglas & Uri Caine
A Single Sky on Strange Liberation by Dave Douglas
Strange Liberation on Strange Liberation by Dave Douglas
Curly (feat. Uri Caine & Andrew Cyrille) on Devotion by Dave Douglas

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
ScandalJoe Lovano & Dave Douglas, Sound Prints2018Album
Sound Prints On Pebble StreetJoe Lovano & Dave Douglas2018Single
Uplift - Twelve Pieces For Positive ActionDave Douglas2018Album
Little Giant Still LifeDave Douglas2017Album
The Drawing CenterHideo Yamaki, Bill Laswell With Dave Douglas2017Album
MetamorphosisDave Douglas2017Album
New Sanctuary TrioDave Douglas, Susie Ibarra, Marc Ribot2016Album
Dark TerritoryDave Douglas2016Album
Dada PeopleDave Douglas & Frank Woeste2016Album
FabliauxDave Douglas2015Album
Sound Prints (Live At Monterey Jazz Festival)Joe Lovano & Dave Douglas2015Album
High RiskDave Douglas2015Album
Present JoysDave Douglas, Uri Caine2014Album
RiversideDave Douglas • Chet Doxas • Steve Swallow • Jim Doxas2014Album
DD50 (50th Birthday Recordings)Dave Douglas2013Album
The Complete Remastered Recordings On Black Saint & Soul NoteDave Douglas2012Album
GPS Vol 3: Bad MangoDave Douglas, So Percussion2011Album
Three ViewsDave Douglas2011Album
A Single SkyDave Douglas With Jim McNeely + Frankfurt Radio Big Band2009Album
Dave Douglas & FriendsDave Douglas2008Compil.
Rue De SeineMartial Solal - Dave Douglas2006Album
Meaning And MysteryDave Douglas2006Album
Mountain PassagesDave Douglas2005Album
KeystoneDave Douglas2005Album
An Exclusive Interview With Dave DouglasDave Douglas With John Schaefer & Special Guest Bill Frisell2004Album
Bow River FallsDave Douglas / Louis Sclavis / Peggy Lee / Dylan Van Der Schyff2004Album
Six Standards (Quintet) 1996Anthony Braxton With Dave Douglas2004Album
Strange LiberationDave Douglas2003Album
Freak InDave Douglas2003Album
The InfiniteDave Douglas2002Album
El TrilogyDave Douglas2001Album
WitnessDave Douglas2001Album
A Thousand EveningsDave Douglas2000Album
Soul On SoulDave Douglas2000Album
Songs For Wandering SoulsDave Douglas1999Album
Leap Of FaithDave Douglas1999Album
Charms Of The Night SkyDave Douglas1998Album
Magic TriangleDave Douglas1998Album
ConvergenceDave Douglas1998Album
Charms Of The Night SkyDave Douglas1998Album
Moving PortraitDave Douglas1998Album
StargazerDave Douglas1997Album
SanctuaryDave Douglas1997Album
FiveDave Douglas1996Album
SerpentineHan Bennink + Dave Douglas1996Album
In Our LifetimeDave Douglas1995Album
The Tiny Bell TrioDave Douglas1994Album
Parallel WorldsDave Douglas1993Album
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