Dave Barton

Dave Barton first studied guitar by trying to copy Chet Atkins records at the age of 10, and started gigging professionally at 16. He went on to study classical guitar at Queen's University with Elli Kassner and Aaron Skitri. Self-study in jazz was a constant theme throughout his formative years, and Dave is a busy guitarist, arranger/composer and teacher in Kingston, Ont. 

Active in live performance and studio work, Dave has been fortunate to perform with many of Canada's great jazz players: Sonny Greenwich, Ed Bickert, Phil Nimmons, Sam Noto, Brian Dickenson, John MacLeod, Phil Dwyer, Jon Ballantine, Denny Christianson, Mike Murley, Rob Campbell, Chris McCann, Dave Young, Barry Romberg, Aaron Davis, Bernie Senensky, Roddy Elias, Rob Frayne, Kenny Wheeler, Greg Runions, Jim Galloway, Oliver Jones, Ranee Lee, Richard Ring, and many others...

Dave has been kind enough over the last few years to test drive some of my archtops. He told me one day, after a session playing the "Workhorse": "you know JP, if Diana Krall were to call me to get on tour, that's the guitar I would take with me...". Too bad for Diana Krall but Dave is still here with us...

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Too bad for Diana Krall but Dave is still with us in Kingston...

 

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