The Baltimore/Washington DC keyboardist/composer, David Bach, winner of two gold records and Recipient of the 2004 Maryland State Art Council Performance Award, has released his third CD, A Deep Breath.
A Deep Breath features 10 new compositions by Bach and a unique cover of Sting's Wrapped Around Your Finger. Bach's unique compositions and production style are up tempo, yet relaxing music. His cast of featured musicians includes Dennis Chambers (Santana), Bobby Read (Bruce Hornsby), Ron Holloway (Dizzy Gillespie), JuJu House (Arrested Development, Chaka Khan), Gary Grainger (John Scofield), Al Williams (Stanley Clarke), Scott Paddock (Little Feat), Mark Prince (Bobby Lyle), David Wells (Maysa), Ekendra Das (Fertile Ground), Jimmy Charlsen (Carl Fillipiak), Hoppy Hopkins (Mambo Combo), Mark Russell (Cabo Frio), Leonard Stevens (Mary Ann Redmond), Andy Shriver (Carey Ziegler), Shea Welsh (Britney Spears) and Stan Whitaker (Happy the Man). Michael Northrop (Steely Dan) did the CD photography.
Bach has produced two previous CDs for the Integrity Music label, Window on the West and the critically acclaimed 5thousand Words.
Bach and his band, the David Bach Consort, recently made their fourth appearance at Blues Alley. The group has performed with B.B. King; the late great Ray Charles; George Duke; YellowJackets; Nancy Wilson; Blood, Sweat and Tears and others. They have performed at The Kennedy Center, Taste of DC, Artscape, Fort Dupont Summer Concert Series, Smithsonian and other noteworthy places.
Bach's high energy, new-world jazz style was featured in Washingtonian Magazine's
Review of Music in the Washington DC area. Bach has been nominated for a WAMMIE (Washington
Area Music Award) for Best Instrumentalist and Best CD. He was also the BET (Black Entertainment Television) Jazz Discovery Showcase winner and has been featured on BET's Jazz Central one hour showcase, broadcast nationally and internationally to millions of viewers. His group is a consistent winner in the Music Monthly Reads Poll for "Best Instrumental Band."
"This fresh-sounding CD is chock full of scintillating, smooth jazz tracks that slowly percolate from one’s speakers like melting honey.” - PJ Birosik - National Syndicated Reviewer
“…showcase Bach’s strong, highly-musical and emotional playing, seamlessly combining elements of contemporary jazz, piano and groove-oriented tunes with a passion often missing from contemporary instrumental music.”
- ROLAND USER MAGAZINE