David Differential Zoffer : Release

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Sell date: 12/2006
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 Notes & Reviews
 
'Extraordinarily compelling...rife w/talent, musicality,sheer fun...a stroke of brilliance...great music' Katie DeBonville-Northeast Performer '...a wondrous zone ...an amazed audience... funky, deep thoughtful and tasty.' concert review-Phil McKenna-ProgressiveEars.com 'as bold as a true love that cannot be denied or dismissed...huge heart and soul behind the technical abilities...remarkable...one-of-a-kind in depth, substance and most important, emotion.' Michael G. Nastos-WEMU, 89.1 FM, Detroit Correspondent, Cadence Magazine If you like: Steely Dan, Jon Stewart, Prince, Robert Cray, Me'shell Ndegeocello, The Changes, Norah Jones, Stephen Colbert, Patricia Barber, Medeski Martin &Wood, Dave Chappelle, The Meters, Peter Gabriel, Chuck Klosterman and/or Paul Simon, then The David Zoffer Differential belongs in your playlist. The DZD's classic influences include Stevie Wonder, The Police, Frank Zappa, and Joni Mitchell. The richly textured fusion of these styles creates the Flowtown sound the DZD has pioneered over the last five years. The David Zoffer Differential (DZD): David Zoffer: voc, keys, el. gtr & bs-recorded/performed with Harry Connick Jr., Bela Fleck, Luciana Souza, John Medeski, Eddie Gomez, Don Byron, Stan Strickland. Boston Jazz Society Award Winner. Rajdulari: voc, keys-Singer for world music bands like Zili Misik and Guy Mendilow as well as jazz & gospel with greats like award winning pianist George W. Russell, Jr. Jamie Stewardson: el. bs & gtr- Played w/Motown with classic pop stars like The O'Jays, The Temptations, and The Drifters. Currently a composer/bandleader on the Fresh Sound New Talent label with modern jazz heavies like Tony Malaby and George Schuller. Eric Doob: drums-Plays with Grammy-winning world and latin jazz greats like Oscar Stagnaro and Dave Samuels. The DZD full length CD, Release, comes out Jan 16 '07. Release is Zoffer's third full-length CD and his first to have a national radio campaign through Evolution Promotions, who have worked for such artists as Sting and Brian Eno. Zoffer's music has received international radio airplay across Europe and from Voice of America Radio. From his home base in Boston, Zoffer and The DZD have appeared for extensive interviews and live appearances on WGBH, WERS, WHRB, WICN, and his music has been on top ten lists from Arizona to Iceland and from Pittsburgh to Portugal. Zoffer's music has been at home in many settings ranging from rock and funk clubs like Johnny D's, Bill's Bar, & the Lizard Lounge to packed performances at Jazz festivals from Boston's Regattabar to CafE Reykjavik and even classical venues like Jordan Hall. Zoffer has been a featured multi-instrumental soloist/composer/arranger at crossover concerts for the Boston Philharmonic and the Handel & Haydn Society at the Berklee Performance Center and Sanders Theater. In addition to his extensive performing career with the DZD, and a Jazz pianist, Zoffer has also been Dept. Chair at The New England Conservatory Prep and Continuing Ed. Jazz Dept. since 1996 as well as Jazz faculty at Tufts University. Discography- Full length Flowtown CD, Release comes out Jan 16, 2007 on Zofco Records to national radio through Evolution Promotions. David Zoffer & Adam Larrabee (jazz duo) Courage in Closeness: Live in Boston 2003 Zofco Records-available at itunes.com and cdbaby.com (EP) Superbaby, 1999 Zofco Records (funk/progressive rock) David Zoffer (jazz solo artist) double CD, The Beginning of the End Vols. 1 & 2, Zofco Records 1996 w/Luciana Souza, Eddie Gomez, Don Alias, Bob Moses, Stan Strickland, Jeremy Steig.

 
 Tracks
 
Safety Prayer
Separation Anxiety
Flamrap
Chill & Lay Back
Dreamin' All the Time
Not Yet Known
Distance & Magic II
Not Yet Known (Reprise)
Sure Feels Like We Have
Pledge Allegiance to Myself
Driven
Much More Lovely
I'll Be Around