Fruit of Life
----- David F. Gordon, Trumpet and Flugel Horn Dave is a native of St. Louis. Dave recorded with Terry Adams on his album 'Terrible' with New World Records. Dave performed with 'The Scorpions of the new Germany' and 'Paul Rogers of Bad Company' at the Elvis Tribute on Pay Per View TV. He has also played at the House of Blues in Los Angeles and at Wolf Trap. He has used his musical talents to enrich the Music Under New York program. Dave has appeared on the TV show 'Jazz Corner.' He has recorded with Candy Delfer on her project 'Sax Ago Go.' Dave also recorded with David Greenburger on his project the 'Duplex Planet Hour.' He has also toured with the group N.R.B.Q. Dave performed at the Black Roots 20th Festival. He also headlined with the Zane Massey band for the Carnevale Di Venezia in Italy. Also, during this season Dave performed at Radio City Music Hall for the Grammy Awards. Dave has performed at the Knitting Factory, Texaco Jazz Festival and the Jazz Café in London. The major influences on Dave's musical development came from Freddie Hubbard, Louis Armstrong, David Hines and the renowned Lee Morgan. Dave studied at the Jazz Mobile under the direction of Dr. Donald Byrd. He also studied at Meramec Junior College in St. Louis and received a scholarship from Northland College to continue his education. Dave also attended the University of Superior Wisconsin where he received first play at the prestigious Wisconsin Au Claire Jazz Festival. Dave has also studied with Professor Fielder of Rutgers University. Dave has toured and recorded albums with The Sun Ra Arkestra and Ronald Shannon Jackson and the Decoding Society. He has performed with the David Murray Big Band and Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers. Dave has worked with a number of Blues artists such as Albert King and Bobby Blues Band. Dave has performed at many historic Harlem Jazz Clubs: Lenox Lounge, Showmans and the St. Nicks' Jazz Pub to name a few. In 2001, Dave performed a tribute to Miles Davis at the Museum in St. Louis, MO. He also recorded a CD with Lady Jazz, Mae Wheeler. Dave's new CD is titled Live in Scotland, recorded in Edinburgh, Scotland with the Dave Milligan Group. Jerald Haze on sax, Dis here. Mardi Gras . The Captain Keith Gamble vocals, harmonica, Kathy Farmer,vocals..Bobby Forester, organ, Bruce Edwards, Guitar. Ralph Peterson. JR. Drums . Kirk Kono engineer .