Jazz

David Eure currently teaches jazz violin at the New England Conservatory Preparatory School and School of Continuing Education. Eure bridges the classical and jazz divide, and following his work with jazz pianist Yasko Kubota, Eure continues to explore African and Latin American cultural roots.

Eure has performed concerts with Yusef Lateef, Wayne Newton, Yasko Kubota, Aaron Goldberg, Burt Teague, Jimi Bell, Richard Doron Johnson, Avi Rothbard, Carlos del Pino, Jorge Najarro, Osmany Paredes, Gary Valente, Cecil McBee, George Russell Jr., Kim Trusty, Frank Wilkins, Joan Watson-Jones, and Christine Correa. He did a solo performance for President Bill Clinton. His performance history also includes masterclasses with Harry Connick Jr., performances at the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, Contemporary composers (as a member of the New Bohemian String Quartet), the New England Fiddle Contest and the Hartland Folk Festival.  He has performed with Rick Danko, Taj Mahal, Richie Havens, and has opened for Kirk Whalum and Alex Bugnon. He continues to perform and record locally.  

Studies at Hartt School of Music/Univ. of Hartford, Longy School of Music, NEC; violin studies with Marylou Speaker Churchill, Renato Bonacini; viola with Francis Tursi (Eastman), Sally Peck, Scott Nickrenz; jazz/improvisation with Ran Blake, Webster Lewis.

Photo by Miro Vintoniv

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IF YOU HAVE TO ASK WHAT JAZZ IS, YOU'LL NEVER KNOW. LOUIS ARMSTRONG