08 June 2017, 1800
One of today’s most versatile and in-demand bassists, David Finck has developed into an impressive composer, arranger, and producer. Future Day (Soundbrush Records), his debut CD as a leader, garnered an impressive amount of critical raves. Once again in the studio with his long time collaborators Joe Locke, Gary Versace, Carl Allen, Jim Saporito with guests Ali Ryerson and Alexis Cole, Finck has produced a recording full of delightful surprises, as his perspective form the low end of the band propels the songs to new levels of beauty and swing.
David’s resume includes performances and recordings with some of the world’s most well known musicians. Among them: George Michael (two European tours 2 CDs and a DVD), Michel Legrand, Herbie Hancock, Dizzy Gillespie, Rod Stewart, Ivan Lins. Gladys Knight, Dionne Warwick, Steve Kuhn. Rosemary Clooney, Pete Seeger, Peter, Paul and Mary, John Secada, Gloria Estefan, James Moody, Paquito D’Rivera, Eliane Elias,Linda Rondstadt, and Sir Andre Previn who writes: *‘There is no one who is as good a jazz bass player and collaborator.*’
Additionally, David has written numerous liner notes and contributed to the Village Voice as well as a chapter in the book: *Frank Sinatra; the Man, the Music, the Legend. *(University of Rochester Press). He has also lectured at two Hofstra University symposiums on the work of Frank Sinatra.