Date: Sunday 08 October 2017
David Brideau is a Canadian jazz guitarist, composer, and teacher who has been an active musician for over 15 years. A Hamilton native, David has played all around the GTA with his own group, the David Brideau Trio and Quartet, as well as being prominently featured in groups with Michael Morobito, Amber-Lee Palka, and Lauren Perreira among others. David often plays at the Brew Cafe, Baltimore House, the Cat N Fiddle, Zyla’s and Nique in Hamilton. He has also provided entertainment for weddings, corporate events, and parties. From a very young age David has been a prolific writer and arranger in many different styles including Rock, Heavy Metal, Electronic and Jazz. He has studied under jazz greats such as Bob Shields, Pat Collins, Kim Ratcliffe, and Mark Ucci. David often composes his own standards, and has released the sold out EP “Addicted To You” in 2016. He is a recipient of the Dave McMurdo Music Bursary, the Antony Roberts Music Bursary, and the Richard Newell Memorial Scholarship. David also teaches privately, currently at the Burlington School of Performance and Dance as a guitar instructor. David graduated with honours at Mohawk College, and is currently completing his McMaster University degree.