David Zoffer is a multi-instrumentalist whose principal instrument is piano.
B.M. Oberlin Conservatory, M.M. New England Conservatory. Studies with Bob Moses, Paul Bley, Neil Creque, Wendell Logan. Recordings with Eddie Gomez, Don Alias, Paul Bley, Bob Moses; winner, 1995 Boston Jazz Society Award.
David’s work as a performer on piano/keyboards, electric guitar/bass, vocals and as a composer/songwriter/arranger has led to recordings and performances with Grammy winners including Eddie Gomez, Luciana Souza, Bela Fleck, Harry Connick, Jr., Victor Wooten, Wynton Marsalis, Joe Henderson, and important jazz figures such as Paul Bley, Don Alias, Don Byron, Bob Moses, Marcus Belgrave and David Liebman.
As an educator, he holds the prestigious positions of: Jazz Department Chair of New England Conservatory’s (NEC) Preparatory School and School of Continuing Education, College Faculty of NEC’s Contemporary Improvisation Department, Jazz Faculty & Ensemble Director at the Walnut Hill School for the Arts, Co-Founder and Faculty of NEC’s Jazz Lab Summer Program, Associate Professor of Contemporary Writing and Production Department at the Berklee College of Music.