David Blamires

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David Blamires
BornBradford, England
InstrumentsVoice, guitar, trumpet, violin, mellophone, recorder, accordion
Associated actsPat Metheny Group

David Blamires is a vocalist who has worked with the Pat Metheny Group. In addition to singing[1] on three of the group's albums, Blamires played guitar, trumpet, violin, mellophone, recorder, marimba, and accordion.[2]

In 1992 he released a solo album, The David Blamires Group.[3] A native of England who grew up in Canada, he has worked with Manteca, Anne Murray, and Triumph.

Awards and honors[edit]

  • Grammy Award, Best Contemporary Jazz Performance, We Live Here by Pat Metheny, 1995[4]


As leader[edit]

  • The David Blamires Group (1992)

As sideman[edit]


  1. ^ Kelman, John (2006-05-27). "Pat Metheny Group Reissues: We Live Here & Quartet". All About Jazz. Retrieved 2010-07-17.
  2. ^ Robb, Gregory (2003-10-01). "Pat Metheny Group: We Live Here". All About Jazz. Retrieved 2010-07-17.
  3. ^ Griggs, Tim. "The David Blamires Group". AllMusic. Retrieved 11 January 2017.
  4. ^ "David Blamires". GRAMMY.com. 19 November 2019. Retrieved 14 July 2020.