The Dave Ness Trio has been performing original compositions and jazz standards for over 20 years. They have recorded three albums of original music- Sketches (2009), Layers (2013) and Grooveness (2018). Book them today. email: firstname.lastname@example.org
"There is no denying his (Ness') superlative skill on the guitar."
“Musical globetrotting is one of the features of this delightful album, with influences ranging from flamenco to Brazilian genres.”
“…creatively accomplished record…”
“…eloquent and poetic acoustic guitar work.”
“…intelligently crisp and emotionally gritty.”
“Barker’s angular beats and complex polyrthythms are surprisingly soothing…”
“... Matt Thompson’s warm and profoundly resonant bass as he creates a complex and thoughtful solo…."
David Ness, B.M. Northern Illinois University; M.M. Northwestern University, is a freelance musician in the Chicago area. He has performed classical, jazz music, latin music and other styles in the Chicago area for almost 30 years. He currently teaches Pop Music in America at Carthage College and Music Theory, Guitar, Jazz Combo, and Music Appreciation at College of Lake County. In the past, Dave taught guitar, music theory, electronic music and directed a jazz ensemble for Libertyville High School. He has also previously taught at Northwestern University. He released his first book "Playing Guitar in a Jazz Ensemble" in 2020. Dave is available for private lessons, clinics, and solo performances (such as for weddings). Dave is skilled in classical and jazz styles. email@example.com
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