David Janeway grew up in Detroit and began studying classical piano at the age of five. Early influences included Harold McKinney, Marcus Belgrave and Denny Zeitlin. After moving to New York City in 1978, Janeway began studying with the late Albert Dailey. He worked with various latin/jazz groups and recorded with the salsa band Sabor. He has worked with Art Farmer, The Supremes, Michal Urbaniak, David
Fathead Newman, Tom Harrell, Bob Hurst, Valery Ponomarev, Eddie Henderson, Harvie S, Benny Golson and others. His CDs as a leader feature Sonny Fortune, Billy Hart, Bob Berg, Harvie S and others. His Timeless CD is Inside Out and features Sonny Fortune and Billy Hart. His latest CD, Excursion, is a trio featuring Harvie S. It is available through CD BABY.