A recognized name in contemporary jazz, is multi-talented guitarist, writer, producer, performer, David P Stevens. Having shared the stage with the likes of Gerald Albright, Nick Colionne, Najee, Alex Bugnon, Frank McComb, Jeff Kashiwa, Gerald Veasley, Brian Simpson, James Lloyd, and several more, at festivals such as Berks Jazz fest, Rehoboth Jazz fest, Queen City Summer fest, Capitol Jazz Cruise, Lake Arbor Jazz festival and more, David is solidifying his place as that funky dynamic guitarist, with a sound of his own, at the top of the game!
At the age of 12, David became enamored with the guitar after watching one of his heroes play the instrument. David quickly began playing in church, eventually picking up several other instruments, including bass, drums, keys and vocals. At 14, David began playing professionally for local bands, choirs and artists all over Philadelphia. Influenced by George Duke, George Benson, Norman Brown and Paul Jackson Jr., David began writing, recording and producing.
Known for his electrifying, high-energy performances, we now find David P Stevens touring the world. David’s newest offering, “Love City” was released July 9th, 2016, and is being hailed by many as David’s best work to date. This album features Najee, Lin Rountree, Pamela Williams, Jackiem Joyner, Frank McComb, Selina Albright, Vandell Andrew and more! The song “Night Life” from the album, which features Jackiem Joyner, is currently on radio and climbing the charts weekly.
Exciting, innovating, energetic, thoughtful, and downright funky, are the qualities which prompt fans to fill clubs!