Dave Askren

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Dave Askren
Genres Jazz
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Guitar
Website www.daveaskren.com

Dave Askren is an American guitarist and educator.

Musical career[edit]

Askren graduated from Berklee College of Music in Boston.[1] Soon after graduation he was hired to teach guitar at Berklee College.

Askrenhas also worked as a sideman with jazz musicians Antonio Hart, Ben Schachter, Bob Moses, Bobby Shew, Bruce Arnold, David King, Delfeayo Marsalis, Eddie Resto, Gary Foster, Gray Sargent, Hendrik Meurkens, Jimmy Branly, Joey De Leon, Jr., Kevin Eubanks, Mike Vax, Ramon Banda, Reid Anderson, Rhubumba, Sal Cracciolo, Stuart Hamm, and Wire Choir.

He also worked with Marilyn McCoo, Latoya Jackson, Linda Hopkins, Little Anthony, The Coasters, The Platters, The Diamonds, The Drifters, The Marvelettes, Brenton Wood, and Kenny Hamber.[2]

He teaches guitar at California State University, Los Angeles.[3]


  • Re: Bill Evans (String Jazz, 2002)
  • Rhubumba (Sea Breeze, 2004)
  • Some Other Things (Sea Breeze, 2005)
  • Trio Nuevo + (Daway, 2008)
  • It's All About the Groove (Daway, 2013)
  • Among Friends (Orion Saxophone Quartet) (Tapestry, 2013)
  • Holmes (Jeff Benedict Big Big Band) (Tapestry 2015)


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