Join us for Me, Myself, and Eye: 440 Gallery’s avant-garde music series curated by Michel Gentile.
Trumpeter/Composer Dave Ballou is a Professor of Music at Towson University in Towson, MD. He directs the Bill and Helen Murray Jazz Residency, and created the innovative Free Improvisation ensemble. Ballou maintains a busy performance and recording schedule. He has released many recordings under his own name, has performed widely as a sideman, and has appeared as an orchestra member for the 2001 Tony Award winning Broadway revival of 42nd St. His compositions have been performed and recorded by the Meridian Arts Ensemble, Trumpeter Jon Nelson, French hornist Adam Unsworth and the TILT Brass Ensemble. Additionally, he is a faculty member of the Litchfield Jazz Camp and presents workshops and clinics around the country on improvisation, composition and trumpet performance.