David Haney Upcoming Appearances


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October 8, 2004

To: Listings/Critics/Features From: JAZZ PROMO SERVICES

November 5, The Jazz Spot 9pm (375 KOSCIUSZKO STREET ENTRANCE AT 179 MARCUS GARVEY BLVD (BETWEEN DEKALB & KOSCIUSZKO) BROOKLYN, NY November 6, The Five C Cultural Center 68 Ave C at 5th Street CD Release- For Sale, Five Million Cash (Cadence Jazz Records)

David Haney (Cadence Jazz Records) with Jimmy Bennington (Origin Records) Pianist David Haney is joined by drummer Jimmy Bennington for two nights of improvised acoustic music.

Gleaning from their respective instruments every sound imaginable, this duo demonstrates new approaches to music performance and provides a window into the world of spontaneous composition. Each concert is a unique event, never the same twice. David Haney “...his playing reveals an attractively individual style." Steven Lowey, All Music Guide

“Pianist Haney's got hands like ballerinas have feet." John Graham, Willamette Week

“It's about excursions in sound as much as it is playing tunes. Pianist Haney reaches inside and plucks his strings when inspiration strikes." The Village Voice

“Haney is worth your time." Jason Bivens, Cadence Journal Jimmy Bennigton He plays with alot of imagination, revealing the influence of Paul Motian (in the way he implies plus in frequently abstract ways), Tony Williams (in his ability to frame and reposition the other players) and Ed Blackwell (in his attention to tone)... “ Jason Bivens, Cadence David Haney, born in Fresno, California, grew up in Calgary, Canada. He began classical piano studies at age eight, adding guitar at age 15. He studied jazz piano with Eddie Wied in Portland Oregon, and composition with Czech American composer Tomas Svoboda. His early works were performed by the Society of Oregon Composers. David has received numerous commissions from private individuals as well as for ballet and film. He has performed in concert with many of the worlds greatest improvisers including Obo Addy, Bud Shank, Roswell Rudd, Han Bennink, Julian Priester, Andrew Cyrille, John Tchicai, and many others. David has also performed many live performance/interviews on radio and television throughout North America, Argentina, Chile and Europe on. Some recent performance tour stops have included: The Jazz Gallery, New York; Porgy and Bess, Vienna, Austria; RadioFrance, Paris, France; Yoshis, Oakland, CA; Festival de Jazz de Valparaiso, Valparaiso, Chile; La Plata Jazz Festival, La Plata, Argentina; Calgary International Jazz Festival, Calgary, Canada; Pacific Rim Chamber Music Festival, Tofino, Canada; BlaaJazz, Oslo, Norway. He has presented workshops in improvisation at Portland State University; Western Washington State University; Conservatory of Music, Ghent, Belgium; Museum of Modern Art, Passau, Germany; Teatro Colon, Centro de Experimentacion; EMU School of Music, La Plata, Argentina. David has two CDs on the Cadence Jazz Records label, “Caramel Topped Terrier - The David Haney Quartet" and “For Sale, Five Million Cash". He currently lives in Portland, Oregon. Jimmy Bennington lives in Seattle, WA and worked as Elvin Jone's manager/drum tech.


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