David DeJesus | Upcoming Events

David DeJesus

David DeJesus

December 30, 2018

Sunday 12/30

Doors: 5:30 pm / Show: 7:00 pm

Birdland Theater

New York, NY

$30.00

Sunday 12/30

Doors: 9:00 pm / Show: 9:45 pm

Birdland Theater

New York, NY

$30.00

David DeJesus
12/6
David Dejesus - Alto
Mike Rodriguez - Trumpet
Manuel Valera - Piano
Luques Curtis - Bass
E. J. Strickland - Drums

12/30
David Dejesus - Alto
Jeb Patton - Piano
Todd Coolman - Bass
Chris Smith - Drums


Saxophonist David DeJesus has been on the New York City Jazz scene since the late 90’s and has established himself as a key player in numerous bands in various genres. In Jazz, David has performed with the Village Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, the Mingus Big Band, the Dizzy Gillespie Alumni All-Stars, and Jimmy Heath’s Big Band along with many others. In Latin Jazz and Salsa, David has shared the stage with Ruben Blades, Larry Harlow, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Artro O'Farrill and Tito Rodriguez Jr. Currently, David is the leader of the Birdland Big Band, a member of the Grammy nominated Bobby Sanabria Big Band, and the Legendary Ron Carter’s Great Big Band. On top of his busy performing career, David has long been involved in education. Having taught at major conservatories including Manhattan School of Music, New York University, and the New School, David is proud to currently be a Professor of Jazz Studies at Purchase College where he directs the 18 piece Purchase Latin Jazz Orchestra, coaches student combos and instructs Jazz Arranging classes.