Recordings/Discussions
Background Information
Performer Bios

Poet/Composer Bios

Additional Information

Biographies of Performers: Main Page | A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z | Explanation | Acronyms

David Cullen (Guitar, Arranger)

Born: USA

The American guitarist, David Cullen, earned his Bachelor of Music in Classical Guitar Performance from the Hartt School of Music.

David Cullen has performed in a dazzling wide range of styles including Classical, Jazz, and World Music. He has performed throughout North America for Classical Guitar Societies, Jazz Festivals, and Performing Arts Series. He has performed with Will Ackerman, Samite, Michael Manring, Victor Wooten, The Jaco Big Band and with members of the Philadelphia Orchestra. David Cullen is among the new wave of gifted young classical guitarists whose broad range of musical interests and abilities have inspired a variety of composers to contribute new works to the instrument's repertoire.

David Cullen has released 9 CD's for the acoustic guitar label Solid Air Records. His recordings have been featured on NPR stations across America. He is a Grammy Award Winner for Best Pop Instrumental Recording.

David Cullen is currently an Artist-in-Residence at Elizabethtown College and teaches Jazz and Classical Guitar at Kutztown University. David is featured on the Windham Hill Guitar Sampler and other Windham Hill Compilation CDs. He has released 2 books through Warner Brothers Publications; Jazz , Classical And Beyond as well as Grateful Guitar. His performance DVD "Jazz , Classical And Beyond" features multi-camera angles and lessons.

"Blues, Folk, Jazz Superstructures" - New York Times
“Eclectic…refreshing” - Guitar Player magazine
“Absolutely first-rate” - Soundboard magazine
“Elegant…sprightly…recommended” - Billboard magazine


Source: David Cullen Website; Liner notes to the LP 'Vacation Conversation' (Mountain Laurel Records, 1986)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (July 2008)

David Cullen: Short Biography | Recordings of Instrumental Works

Links to other Sites

David Cullen - Guitarist (Official Website)

 

Biographies of Performers: Main Page | A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z | Explanation | Acronyms

Introduction | Cantatas | Other Vocal | Instrumental | Performers | General Topics | Articles | Books | Movies | New
Biographies | Texts & Translations | Scores | References | Commentaries | Music | Concerts | Festivals | Tour | Art & Memorabilia
Chorale Texts | Chorale Melodies | Lutheran Church Year | Readings | Poets & Composers | Arrangements & Transcriptions
Search Website | Search Works/Movements | Terms & Abbreviations | Copyright | How to contribute | Sitemap | Links



 

Back to the Top


Last update: ýJuly 21, 2008 ý01:28:26