Dave Trenkel is a keyboardist, bassist, composer and recording engineer living in Corvallis, OR. He is currently a member of the avant-jazz/prog/hip-hop collective Xenat-Ra, the free-fusion quartet Different Feeder, the 12-piece Bob Marley tribute band Belly Full of Bob, and the psychedelic Cumbia/Chicha sextet Orquesta Monte Calvo. Previous bands include Eleven Eyes, Minus, Balafon Marimba Ensemble and numerous other bands in the Pacific Northwest. Dave has played with Andrew Hill, John Zorn, William Hooker, Rob Blakeslee, Julian Priester, Dave Storrs and many others.
Dave runs the New & Improv Music label, specializing in new Jazz and improvised music from the Pacific Northwest