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David Gleason

Adjunct Instructor of Ethnomusicology

M.A., Tufts University
B.M., Crane School of Music

  • Instructor of World Music Styles
  • Researcher and performer of Salsa, Puerto Rican and Cuban Music
  • Has performed with RumbaNaMa, The Boston Latin Band, The Either/Orchestra, Bopitude, the Big Soul Ensemble, Empire Jazz Orchestra, Fred Wesley, Gary Smulyan, Danilo Perez, Antonio Hart, John Fedchock and others.
  • Director of the Sensemaya Latin Jazz Ensemble
  • Contributer to a number of recordings including "La Madrugada Habenera/Habana Before Dawn"
  • Author of "Total Blues Keyboardist," Alfred Press