“Great music man! Great tunes and such warm renditions. I love your musical universe … it’s so fresh and creative.” Chick Corea
The Dave Kline Band - electric violin, electric guitar, bass and drums - blends contemporary genres of jazz, funk, rock, blues, with timeless international influences. The ensemble featuring Brit, Colombian, Nigerian, Senegalese players perform high-energy, all original compositions with aesthetic and emotional impact.
The Dave Kline Band's recent album titled Shifting Borders reached #1 for 4 weeks in a row on the Roots Music Report Jazz Chart; and #8 for the year overall in 2017. It was #1 for the year on the Roots Fusion Chart.
In addition to being named a favorite on NPR's All Songs Considered, the band has been featured on WMUC's "Hot Jazz", appeared on WPFW's "Live at 5". Performing in notable Washington DC area establishments and Festivals, their shows have received critical acclaim and media coverage.
“Kline is an improvised musician and that’s just about the size of it. But improvise he does, and he’s got serious chops. Beyond jazz, but with definite grasp of its core ideals, and able to swing and groove with the best of them.” Michael J. West, Washington City Paper