Dave DeFries

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David DeFries
Born (1952-05-24)May 24, 1952
London, England
Genres Jazz
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Trumpet, flugelhorn
Associated acts Brotherhood of Breath, Penguin Cafe Orchestra, Loose Tubes

David DeFries (born 24 May 1952) is a British jazz trumpeter, flugelhornist, and percussionist born in London. He was a member of Brotherhood of Breath, which was founded by Chris McGregor.[1]

He was also a member of the Penguin Cafe Orchestra, Loose Tubes, and the Breakfast Band, which occasionally recorded sessions for BBC Radio Two's Night Owls, hosted by Dave Gelly.


  1. ^ Carr, Ian; Digby Fairweather; Brian Priestley (1995). Jazz: The Rough Guide. The Rough Guides. p. 166. ISBN 1-85828-137-7.