Dave Douglas


Dave Douglas is arguably the most prolific and original trumpeter-composer of his generation.  Since 1993, he has released more than 30 recordings and created a composition catalogue that exceeds 400. His unique contributions to improvised music have garnered distinguished recognition some of which includes a Guggenheim Fellowship, Aaron Copland award, Grammy-nominations, trumpeter, composer, and jazz artist of the year by such organizations as the New York Jazz Awards, Down Beat, Jazz Times, Jazziz, and the Italian Jazz Critics’ Society and —most recently a recipient of the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation’s Jazz.NEXT grant. Douglas has developed his work for several unique ensembles with whom he’s currently active: the Dave Douglas Quintet, Keystone, Brass Ecstasy, and beginning in 2011, Tea For 3, a trio of trumpeters backed by an acoustic rhythm section.  Since 2005, Douglas has operated his own record label, Greenleaf Music, releasing his own recordings, albums by other artists in the jazz idiom, and continues to prove himself as a forward-thinking leader in the realm of digital music distribution.  He is in his 8th season serving as the artistic director of the Workshop in Jazz and Creative Music at The Banff Centre in Canada and is co-founder and director of the Festival of New Trumpet Music, which celebrates its ninth anniversary in 2011.

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Dave Douglas LITTLE GIANT STILL LIFE with The Westerlies and Anwar Marshall
Twelve brand new Dave Douglas compositions and arrangements for five brass players and drums A broad range of vibrations and strategies Inspired By Politically Engaged[...]

Dave Douglas is back with another High Risk collaboration!
Record Store Day Exclusive Vinyl Release April th Simultaneous with Digital Release By Greenleaf Music Bandcamp only In Wide Digital amp CD Release via iTunes[...]

Fully Altered's Forthcoming 2015 Summer and Fall Release Schedule
We are excited to share our schedule for the Summer Fall of You may click the album covers to visit the artist websites or find[...]

August and September Gig Calendar
July Shows Chronologically Band Venue Location July Julian Lage Music Hall of Williamsburg Opening for Blake Mills Brooklyn NY PM show Julian Lage solo guitar[...]

2015 Fully Altered Media APAP & Winter Jazz Fest Showcase Information
Fully Altered Client APAP Showcases Fully Altered Media Client Showcase Winter JazzFest Friday Jan th Linda Oh s Sun Pictures at SubCulture Bleccker St PM[...]

Dave Douglas & Uri Caine Release "Present Joys" July 16th on Greenleaf Music
Longtime Collaborators Dave Douglas and Uri Caine Record First Duo Album Present Joys A Special Collection of Songs Hymns amp Improvisations Inspired by The Sacred[...]

Winter & Spring 2014 - Fully Altered Release Schedule
Winter amp Spring Fully Altered Release Schedule Edward Simon amp Ensemble Venezuela Venezuelan Suite Sunnyside Out January Edward Simon s Venezuelan Suite Sunnyside represents the[...]

Exclusive Video Premiere: Dave Douglas Quintet, "Time Travel (Alt. Take)" on BurningAmbulance.com
DD Special Edition th Birthday Recordings Box Set Out Tomorrow Via Greenleaf Music Today we re premiering an exclusive video Time Travel Alt Take from[...]

Renowned Trumpeter and Composer Dave Douglas To Release Special Edition Box Set DD|50
th Birthday Recordings Include Critically-Acclaimed Quintet Albums Be Still and Time Travel Plus New Sextet Album Pathways Package to Include DVD with Performance Videos amp[...]

FONT PREVIEW WEEK: Q&A with FONT Co-Founder, Director and Co-Curator Dave Douglas
Festival of New Trumpet Music FONT Preview Week Q amp A with Dave Douglas Co-Founder amp Director of FONT Curator of St Peter s Church[...]

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Tour Dates

Tuesday, April 11thWexner Center for the Arts – Columbus, OH

Thursday, April 13thTroy Savings Bank Hall – Troy, NY

Friday, April 14thPainted Bride – Philadelphia, PA

Saturday, April 15thAtlas Performing Arts Center – Washington, DC

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