Dave Kline Band
In 2002, Dave Kline formed the Dave Kline Band, a Washington, D.C. based group recognized for its vibrant world sound. The Dave Kline Band blends the modern genres of rock, blues, jazz and folk with music from the ancient cultures such as Africa, the Caribbean, the Middle East, Europe and Latin America. Currently a 4 piece ensemble with electric violin, electric guitar, bass and drums, the band presents an exciting new sound with all original instrumentals. The combustion of high energy original instrumentals, creates a deep emotional impact with the audience.
Dave Kline is a fiery electric and acoustic violinist, with a fresh take on fiddling. A transplanted Brit, Dave has been performing since 1972, sharing the stage with the likes of Chick Corea, Dwight Yoakam and VERONNEAU. Dave doubles on acoustic guitar. In addition to his own band, Dave is a regular guest of VERONNEAU on stage and in the studio, Dave has appeared on two of their CD releases Joie de Vivre, which was featured in the US top 10 charts for World and Jazz music, and Snow Time winning the Washington Area Music Association (WAMA) WAMMIE award for best Jazz album in 2014. Dave also engineered and co-produced this album. You can also find Dave and his violin on stage with Silver Line Station, a D.C. based Americana band. Dave Kline has released several albums of original music with more on the way.
Fernando Mojica - Electric guitar - brings soul and string wizardry to the ensemble, enriching the music with his flavor of world, funk, jazz and rock. Fernando has been an accomplished educator for the last 15 years, teaching, coaching, directing music camps and guitar workshops. His recently released collaboration with Colombian Poet Gabriel del Manchón is an exploration of jazz and insightful poetry.
Etu Dieng Bass. Originating from Senegal West Africa, Etu is also an arranger and composer. He is known for his strong, melodic and groove bass lines. His performances include world music artists such as Kine Lam, Youssou N'Dour, Ismael Lo, Omar Pene, Baba Maal, Coumba Gawlo Seck, Yaya Leley, and many more from his birth land and surrounding areas. From 1989 he has been featured in more than 50 music albums.
Jon Laine Drums/Percussion - was born to Haitian parents. Jon has played with, amongst others, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, Charlie Byrd, and Jimmy Heath. Jon has also performed at the Moers jazz festival in Germany and the Sons dHiver jazz festival in Paris with Steve Coleman and Opus Akoben and has toured extensively nationally and internationally.
The Dave Kline Band has performed to sold-out crowds from D.Cs famed Gypsy Sallys to the hot Bossa Bistro to name a few. Festival appearances include the Petworth Jazz Project, Takoma Park JazzFest, the Manassas Summer Sounds Concert Series and the Hyattsville Summer Concert Series.
Creative Cauldron at ArtSpace Falls Church (View)
410 South Maple Avenue in the Pearson Square Bldg
Falls Church, VA 22046
|Minimum Age: 5|
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|