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Dave Cosby

Dave Cosby, a Washington DC Jazz Guitarist and Composer is a musician and educator whose work defies the boundaries of genre and style. While trained in traditional and mainstream jazz at Rutgers University’s famed jazz program at the Mason Gross School for the Arts, his musical sensibilities as a performer and composer express interests and influences that traverse multiple musical categories and musical cultures.

Born and raised in Baltimore Maryland, Dave Cosby was exposed to the sounds of Jazz, Motown, and the British Invasion, from an early age. Upon Graduation from Rutgers University in 1992, he began pursuing a career as a bandleader, sideman, and educator.

Dave Cosby degree

Completing class work towards a Master’s Degree in Historical Musicology at the University of Virginia, Dave Cosby moved to the Northern Virginia area where he has been an active performer on the jazz, Hip-Hop, and alternative folk scene, as well as doing studio work, and maintaining an active teaching schedule.

Dave Cosby has played in many major concert venues and festivals including: The Kennedy Center, The Meyerhoff Concert Hall, Artscape, Blues Alley, The Maryland Wine Festival, The Corcoran Art Gallery, The Phillips Collection, and even Thomas Jefferson’s famous Rotunda at the University of Virginia.

Dave Cosby credits

In 1996, he won a Jazz Study Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. Although he currently teaches out of his private studio in Alexandria Virginia, Dave Cosby has taught at the Jazzmobile in Harlem, for the National Guitar Workshop, for National Music Workshop’s Day Jams, as well as for Mars Music, and Music and Art Centers.

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Country United States
City Washington
State/Province District of Columbia
Performer Type Musical Act

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