is one of today's most creative and sought-after percussion composers and arrangers. With a wide range of musical background and influences, Reeves maintains a busy career composing music for concert ensembles, marching bands, and drumlines across America.
Aside from being richly talented, David is one of our best friends, and has been since the late 90's when we all taught the Santa Clara Vanguard together. We're proud to play the role of publisher to some of his best musical creations.
In this month's artist spotlight, we asked David to answer some random questions to shed light on his reading habits and forgetfulness, and to prove that great composers named David Reeves occur in threes.
Who is your favorite author?
Who would be cast to play the role of "you" in a movie, and why?
There is a well-known Australian composer, a famous English footballer, and another famous composer who pre-dated J.P. Sousa, all named David Reeves. Any of these gentlemen will do. If they are not available, Christopher Guest.
Star Wars or Star Trek?
What are you reading right now?
Brothers K (for me) and Harry Potter 4 (to my kids)
What is your favorite memory?
I can't remember.
Favorite Teaching Tools
Hammer & Sickle
Biggest musical influence.
Impossible to answer. It changes constantly.
What's you're favorite TV show?
Would you rather win the lottery or find your perfect job?
Win the lottery. I already have the perfect job.
What is your favorite food?
Phad Thai, followed closely by Panang Curry which only barely edges out Chicken Tikka Masala.