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Dave Devine with wild birds

Dave Devine is known throughout the Denver jazz and rock scene for his virtuosity and versatility as a guitarist and composer. His band, Relay, blends jazz, rock, and ambient noise into complex, yet approachable, pop songs. In 2015 he recorded and performed with Brian Blade and the Fellowship Band, as well as toured with Sun Kil Moon across Europe with featured artists Neil Halstead (Slowdive, Mojave 3) and Steve Shelley (Sonic Youth). Dave has performed throughout the US, Canada, U.K. and Europe with artists such as Ron Miles, John Grant, The Barr Brothers, Chuck Prophet, Art Lande, Marc Broussard, Janet Feder, Elliott Sharp, Matt Wilson, Ben Goldberg, Greg Garrison, Shane Endsley, Scott Amendola, and has recorded with producer/engineer Steve Albini. In addition to Relay, his group Dave Devine Trio performs regularly throughout Denver and has held the First Friday Residency at Dazzle Jazz for the past three years. Dave currently teaches guitar and leads jazz ensembles at Metropolitan State University of Denver.