Burrell, whose album Expansion with bassist William Parker and drummer Andrew Cyrille received the award for #2 Jazz Album of the Year from the Village Voice, will be recording a new album in November for High Two Recordings featuring his new trio with Michael Formanek (Elvis Costello, Tim Berne) and Guillermo Brown (David S. Ware, Matthew Shipp). This trio will premiere on September 11 at The Stone in New York.
Born September 10, 1940, Dave Burrell graduated from the Berklee College of Music in 1965. He has contributed to over 125 recordings including pivotal works such as Archie Shepp's Attica Blues," Pharoah Sanders' Tauhid," Marion Brown's Three for Shepp" and Grammy Award winner David Murray's Lovers" and Ballads." A recipient of the Pew Fellowship in Jazz Composition, Dave Burrell's Master Classes include Conservatoire Municipal, New York University and the University of Pennsylvania. Recent releases include his performance at Vision Festival 2002 on Thirsty Ear Records, the reissue of After Love" (Universal Records) with Roscoe Mitchell and Alan Silva. His newest studio recording, Expansion" (High Two Recordings), with William Parker and Andrew Cyrille, is the Village Voice's #2 Jazz album of 2004.
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