David Hazeltine

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Birthday
27, 1958
Birthplace
Wisconsin
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
27, 1958 (age 59)
Birthplace
Wisconsin

About

Jazz artist and staunch defender of traditional jazz who was also innovative in his arranging and composing.

Before Fame

He loved music as a teenager, even playing gigs when he was 13, but he never envisioned it as a career until he was about to go to college.

Trivia

He guided the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music in the revamping of its jazz program.

Family Life

He credited his mother with sparking his love of jazz when she bought him a copy of Jimmy Smith Plays the Standards from 1967.

Associated With

He was mentored by Chet Baker early in his career.