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Over the past two decades guitarist and composer David Gilmore has recorded and performed with some of the most highly influential and innovative artists in modern music today including Wayne Shorter, Muhal Richard Abrams, Sam Rivers, Steve Coleman, Don Byron, Dave Douglas, Cassandra Wilson, Christian McBride, Uri Caine, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Randy Brecker, Lenny White and David Sanborn. He has appeared on over 70 recordings and has been a major presence on the international touring scene. He has also recorded and toured extensively with pop artists Joss Stone and Me’shell N’degeocello. His debut recording as a leader entitled Ritualism (Kashka Records), received major international critical praise and was nominated in 2002 for Debut CD of the Year by the Jazz Journalists Association. His sophomore release in 2006 entitled Unified Presence (RKM Music), features Jazz heavies Christian McBride, Jeff “Tain” Watts, and Ravi Coltrane. He has twice been a recipient of Chamber Music America’s New Works Composer Grant and voted as a Rising Star in Down Beat Magazine’s Reader Poll. His compositions have been recorded and performed by renown jazz artists like Cassandra Wilson, Stefon Harris, Steve Coleman, Lenny White, Trilok Gurtu and others. His playing has been compared to guitarists with styles as diverse as George Benson, Wes Montgomery, Jimi Hendrix and Leo Nocentelli. His latest recording is entitled Numerology – Live at Jazz Standard (2012, Evolutionary Music) and features the luminary musicians Claudia Acuna, Miguel Zenon, Luis Perdomo, Christian McBride, Jeff “Tain” Watts, and Mino Cinelu.

gizmoji   David Gilmore, New York, United States

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