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David Gibson

Trombonist David Gibson's newest recording is titled Inner Agent (Posi-Tone, 2016) and is his seventh as a leader. Itís a set of music that was specifically written for the musicians in the band and is influenced from the leaders latest life experiences. The band on the record are some of the best new and young talent on todayís New York area scene, and they bring to life the tremendous songwriting skill that Gibson possesses, along with an energy that jumps out of the speakers.

Gibson has enjoyed a wide-ranging musical career which is deeply rooted in the genres of jazz and funk. While reared in Oklahoma, Gibsonís musical journey steered him to New York City, where he has performed with legends like Slide Hampton, Jon Faddis, Roy Hargrove, Jimmy Heath, and James Moody. In 2003, he was a finalist in the Thelonius Monk International Trombone Competition and soon after, began releasing several critically acclaimed recordings as a leader, as well as performing as a side man on many other recordings.

Gibson stays busy performing with and composing for many diverse artists around the world, including Roy Hargrove, Orrin Evans, George Gee Swing Orchestra and Nickel, in addition to leading his own groups and teaching at SUNY Geneseo and Columbia University.

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"Gibson is as solid a trombone player as you will find working the straight ahead side of the street." - Brent Black


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