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Greg Black Mouthpieces
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West Orange, NJ  07052
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Dave Trigg

Dave Trigg

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Dave Trigg's first steady engagement after college was to play lead with the Ringling Brother's Show Band in Florida. From there he went on the Nat'l touring company of "Holiday On Ice", then on to play 2 tours with Maynard Ferguson, recording M.F.'S 1981 release " Hollywood." After playing lead on the 1982 Woody Herman summer tour, Dave returned home to Florida to begin full time with the bands at Disney, Epcot and MGM for the next 10 years. Some credits include Henry Mancini, Tony Bennett, Rosemary Clooney and Mel Torme. Donna Summer, Chaka Khan, Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, David Foster and Frank Sinatra.

In 1992, Dave joined Natalie Cole's band, relocating to L.A. to play full time for her. While touring the world with Ms. Cole, Dave has performed with many major orchestras such as, the BBC Symphony, Susse-Roman Orchestra, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, Boston Pops and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Dave has recorded four Grammy-winning albums with Natalie, and has recorded for the P.B.S. television series, "Great Performances."

T.V. credits include Arsenio Hall, David Letterman, The Tonite Show, 1994 Grammy Awards, Rosie O'Donnell, Oprah, N.B.C. Today Show, The three Sopranos live T.V. concert, and Shelila E's house band for the 1998 ALMA Award. Dave has also recorded for Dr. John, Alan Broadbent, Bobby Caldwell, Phil Collins, Mary J. Blidge, Don Lamond, etc. Some motion picture credits include, "Miracle on 34th St.", Private Parts", "Shaft", etc. While living in L.A., Dave played regularly with the Big Bands of Bill Holman, Bob Florence, Capp/Pierce Juggernaut, Med Flory, Roger Neumann, Bill Watrous and Robe McConnells, "West Coast Brass." He can also be heard on many jingles for radio and T.V.

After moving to New York in 1999, Dave continued traveling to perform at jazz. Fest such as Montreaux, North Sea, Newport, JVC London and Antibe, and was featured soloist at the New York Brass Conference's homage to Maynard Ferguson. In 2001, he was 1st. Trpt. On the VII-I "Diva Awards." Dave also played T.V. Tributes to Brian Wilson and Patti LaBelle, and appeared as a guest artist at the Salt Lake City Jazz Festival. Most recently he performed at a Gala celebration with the National Symphony Orchestra, and has been invited to play for the N.Y. Brass Conference's upcoming 2002 Tribute to Bill Chase.

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