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. Dave Priseman – London based trumpet player, multi-instrumentalist active across a wide range of music. Dave has worked with, most notably, Imelda May, Jeff Beck, Ray Gelato, Plan B, Jools Holland's Rhythm & Blues Orchestra, he has also worked with the Pasadena Roof Orchestra over the years, and this year been gigging with Tony Pitt's All Stars. Since graduating from the Leeds College of Music jazz course in 1985, Dave has been primarily known for his work on trumpet and flugelhorn, but he also works professionally on drums/percussion, guitar, electric bass, backing vocals, and as a composer and arranger, and also has some experience in record production. During the many years he has been active as a professional musician, he has performed and recorded with numerous artists, across a diverse spectrum of musical styles. These include: Swing/Traditional Jazz Big Bands, Back To Basie, John Wilson Orchestra, Pasadena Roof Orchestra, Piccadilly Dance Orchestra, Keith Nichols' Blue Devils Orchestra, Cotton Club Orchestra, Charleston Chasers, The Grahamophones, Alex Mendham & His Orchestra, Tony Pitt’s All Stars. Jive/R n B/Blues/Rock n’ Roll/Rockabilly with Jools Holland & his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra, Ray Gelato, The Sentinels of Rhythm, Blue Harlem, Mike Sanchez, Georgie Fame, Chris Farlowe, James Hunter, Paul Ansell's No. 9, Laverne Baker, Frankie Ford, The Spaniels, Joe Houston, Otis Grand, Colin John Band, Michael Roach Band, Allen Toussaint, Gary U.S. Bonds, Brian Setzer, Graham Fenton, Rebel Dean, Todd Sharpville. Modern/Contemporary/Mainstream Jazz with Mark Lockheart Scratch Band & Quintet, Hans Koller Magic Mountain & New Memories Big Band, including recording with Steve Lacy, Richard Fairhurst, Keith Tippett Tapestry Orchestra, Paul Dunmall Moksha Big Band, London Jazz Orchestra, Michael Garrick Jazz Orchestra, Karen Sharp Quintet, Disassembler, John Mclaughlin, Trombone Shorty, Steve Rushton’s Cool Heat, Burnin’ Beat, Ben Somers’ Brass Hysteria, The Brass Volcanoes. International/World with Stewart Curtis's K Groove (Klezmer funk), Morteza Mari Wilson, Claire Martin, Kim Criswell, Ruby Turner, Lizzie Scott, Esther Miller. Pop/Rock with Neil Innes (the Rutles), Ben and Jason, Bap Kennedy, Gra(Persian/Iranian), Bijan Mortazavi (Persian/Iranian), Natasha Atlas (Egypt/UK), Keziah Jones (Nigeria), Modou Touré (Senegal), Rowland Sutherland’s Mistura (Brazilian/Cuban/Afrofunk), Sharon Shannon, Sharon Corr, The Dubliners, Mary Black, Paul Brady, The Chieftains (Irish traditional/fusion), Thomas Dutronc (France), Garou (French/Canadian), Mark Forster (Germany). Singers Imelda May, Wanda Jackson, Joan Viskant, Victoria Newton, Nina Ferro, nd Drive, Ronnie & the Rex, Jeff Beck, Bono, Marc Almond, Roland Gift, Ronnie Wood, Bob Geldof, Suggs. Dave has also worked in musical theatre (on and off the West End), burlesque, and recording for film, TV, radio, commercial adverts, and video games.


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Previous Bookings

Date Group Instrument Further Info
17th February 2019TrumpetN/A
13th March 2011TrumpetN/A
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