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David Janeway

DAVID JANEWAY, grew up in Detroit and was heavily influenced by Motown and local jazz musicians such as Marcus Belgrave and Harold McKinney, before moving to New York City in 1978. Janeway studied with the late Albert Dailey and performed with many Latin-Jazz and mainstream jazz artists during this period including The Supremes, Art Farmer, Angel Canales and Sabor, Michal Urbaniak, Jr. Cook, Tom Harrell, Valery Ponomarev, Dakota Staton, Benny Golson and others.

He recorded his first LP as a leader, "Entry Point" released on New Direction in 1986, which features Bob Berg, Steve Berrios and Marcus Belgrave (this has been re-released on CD and is available on CD Baby). In the early 90s he recorded "Inside Out' on Timeless Records SJP 402, his second as a leader which featured Sonny Fortune and Billy Hart. His third entitled, "Excursion" features Janeway in a trio setting with Harvie S and Steve Davis. His most recent release is his second trio recording, "Secret Passages" featuring Frank Tate and Chuck Zeuren also available on CD Baby. He has performed extensively in the NYC club scene from the late 70s to the present as well as the Detroit Jazz Festival, Jazz Forum Arts Summer Festival and other clubs and venues throughout the US and Europe.

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