Dave Creamer

Over two decades, Dave Creamer has been a familiar name to guitar enthusiasts across the country. Creamer was described by George Benson in Cadence magazine interviews as “Absolutely one of the best guitarists alive in America …””. This legendary guitarist creates a rich mix of styles, from his original, modern jazz compositions to his adaptations and interpretations of jazz masters like John Coltrane, Charlie Parker, and Wayne Shorter. Creamer has recorded and performed with many great musicians over the years, including Miles Davis, John Abercrombie (master guitarist), Andy Narell (steel drummer), Mel Martin, Mel Torme, and many others. Creamer has had the privilege of working with many great performers as a teacher. Tuck Andress and Rory Stuart are some of his former students. Joe Satriani, Berry Finnerty, Berry Davis, Crusaders and Brecker Brothers), Jason Becker (David Lee Roth), Will Bernard (Will Bernard), T.J. Kirk are all among them. Creamer is currently a Berkeley Jazz School faculty member and a former Cazadero Jazz Camp faculty member. He has also presented seminars for the Bruce Forman Jazz Workshop. His important writings and unique improvisational ideas have been highlighted in Guitar Player magazine’s “Chops Builder”, and “Master Series” columns. “Guitarist Dave Creamer has a remarkable ability to be technically savvy and inventive. Creamer plays with a murky, slithery tone. Creamer glides through his solo lines, barley suggesting his influences, and emerges as a formidable performer.” San Francisco Examiner – Phil Elwood “Dave Creamer” is an artistic treasure that the public should discover. Berigan Taylor, “Jazz for Dummies”

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