David Ware

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Birthday
7, 1949
Birthplace
Plainfield, NJ
Death Date
Oct 18, 2012 (62)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
7, 1949
Birthplace
Plainfield, NJ
Death Date
Oct 18, 2012 (62)

About

Bandleader, composer, saxophonist, and founder of the David S. Ware Quartet. He was the bandleader on twenty-nine albums over the course of his career, including Great Bliss Vol. 1 and 2.

Before Fame

He attended Berklee College of Music temporarily and then moved to New York City to become part of the loft jazz scene.

Trivia

He recorded his first album as a bandleader in 1977 with Gene Ashton and Marc Edwards.

Family Life

He married Setsuko S. Ware.

Associated With

Ware's quartet originally included Matthew Shipp.