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david gibson

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Since moving to New York City in 1999, David has shared the bandstand with many of the icons of jazz by way of his tenure with the Dizzy Gillespie Alumni Band. Playing alongside Slide Hampton, James Moody, Jimmy Heath, Jon Faddis, Randy Brecker, Roy Hargrove, et al, offered both a firm foundation and a greater connection to the spirit of jazz. Simultaneously, he was able to explore more contemporary elements of jazz influenced music as a member of the Hot Pants Funk Sextet. The Pants resided at the jazz club, Smoke, on Wednesdays for six years and afforded all its members the chance to develop a