Dave Douglas is a prolific trumpeter, composer, educator and record company owner. His contributions to improvised music have been recognized with a Doris Duke Artist Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, an Aaron Copland award and two Grammy nominations.
Douglas is active with several unique ensembles, including his signature Quintet; High Risk, an electronic-inspired quartet; and, Sound Prints, co-led with saxophonist Joe Lovano.
As an educator, he has led the Workshop in Jazz and Creative Music at The Banff Centre and served as International Jazz Artist in Residence at the Royal Academy of Music.
Since 2005, Douglas has operated Greenleaf Music, releasing his own recordings as well as albums by other jazz artist
Dave Douglas is the recipient of a 2016 Doris Duke Artist Award for Jazz!