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Woodstock, Maryland - USA
Tell us a little about your background...
Born/raised in Youngstown Ohio. Studied music (classical accordion) from age 9-20 with "Mickey Bisilia" - one of the instruments most renouned teachers. Competed and won various national competitions thoughout those years. I play the Giulietti Bassetti Free Bass instrument.

Have always had a major interest in Jazz, favorite artists/major influences were Tommy Gumina, Art Van Damme, Charles Mangnante, Bill Evans.

Formed and played in small combo groups throughout my college years where I majored in Electrical Engineering (B.S, from Youngstown State and M.S. from University of Virginia).While in my "day job" I Have been a defense intelligence industry professional (starting as an analyst and progressing to Senior Program Manager) for almost 30 years (1979 till present).

I "Fooled around" with piano (self taught) comping the guitar parts for various church functions, but mostly left music idle for many years (25+).My interest was strongly rekindled around 2000 though regular attendance at "Buddies Jazz Pub" on North Charles St in Baltimore. I have subsequently taken piano lessons (with Ashton Fletcher) and have been begun playing again (Piano) in various small jazz combos.

Recently I have organized the "Dave Janesh Trio" and we played a regular gig in Ellicott City, MD (Tiber River Tavern) Until it closed in May ov 2008. The trio consisted of myself on piano/jeyboard, Steve Yankee on Guitar, and Paul Bagwell or Glenn Harris on Bass - and on ocassion guest artist Vocalist Vernon Wolst - along with other friends (Mark Kelly, Trumpet) who stop by and sit in.

I enjoy supporting and listening to jazz in the local area and i frequent (when not playing) the Caton Castle, Club 347, BJA events, the Haven, or any number of various jazz performance events and concerts, including those connected with Ashton Fletcher's music enterprise.

I am currently working on re-capturing my "chops" on accordion, and have several Jazz projects in the works. Stay tuned! I continue to work on piano, with the study of Bill Evans voicings and concepts as my major interest.I am Looking forward to many continued years of playing and listening to Jazz.
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At 12:48pm on October 17, 2009, Charles Drain said…
Dave, I listen to your accordion track and I never really liked the accordion but I'm feelin the way you've incorporated it with a jazz flava. I am working on a project call Mad Jazz Soul Vol 1. It will be a collection of songs from artist who have participated and supported my showcases. I'm planning to release it in May 2010.
At 11:50pm on August 21, 2009, diane hoffman said…
Hi Dave Will not be in the Hampton area - but will be in
Long Beach Sept. 12 w/organ & drums at Nick DiAngelo's -
will keep you posted. Peace, Diane
At 6:25am on August 10, 2009, diane hoffman said…
Hey Dave Wow really like the accordion sound -- that is
such a great addition to your band - can do both piano and
switch over to the accordion!! Talent!!!
All's well in NY & quite "hot" -- summer!! Off to Maine this
week to visit sisters. Keep me posted. Peace, Diane
At 2:25pm on June 14, 2009, diane hoffman said…
Hi Dave Thank you for getting back to me - I will call you
At 11:12am on June 13, 2009, diane hoffman said…
Hi Dave Checking in - is there any chance you can work with me
in Baltimore July 3 at Germanos Trattoria -- I am coming in from
New York to visit family & trying to line up a gig - please let me hear from you - maybe if you are busy - you could recommend someone who could do the gig. Thank you so much
Diane Hoffman www.dianehoffman.com
At 1:46pm on April 4, 2009, Charles Drain said…
What going on Dave. Mad Jazz will be doing a show on Saturday, 25 April at the Upper Marlboro Golf Club 4750 John Rogers Blvd Upper Marlboro Md
At 8:31pm on November 16, 2008, Joani Taylor said…
Hey this is the Real Deal! Whoow!!!
At 8:05pm on October 28, 2008, Charles Drain said…
Dave,
Thanks for showing the love. My attorney just opened a lounge called Halfnote. The website is halfnotelounge.com. I like the smoothness of your tracks.
At 10:23pm on September 26, 2008, Cres O'Neal said…
Hi Dave,

Thanks for the invite. Keep on jazzin'
At 11:24am on July 27, 2008, Tanya said…
Hello my name is Tanya and I have jazz shows at Randallstown High School, and will have Ronnie Laws in concert on August 30, 2008 please call me at 443-562-5203- or 410-521-8668.
 
 
 

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