David Heyes needs no introduction.
Since founding Recital Music over 20 years ago, David has brought the music of composers like Tony Osborne, Teppo Hauta-aho, and Simón García to countless bass players.
David has also commissioned over 500 double bass compositions. Talk about an impact on the bass world!
In recent years, David has become a prolific composer.
In only three years, his compositions have been performed in eight different countries. He is constantly thinking of new ideas for pieces. In fact, he’s even writing a piece for me!
David is also a prolific writer. In addition to writing for publications like The Strad, David has created A History of the Double Bass in 100 Pieces and BASS NOTES. He is constantly finding new ways to synthesize double bass knowledge and provide value to the community.
By the way, his recital in Prague was awesome. Here’s a bit of it on YouTube. Check it out, and enjoy this interview with Davide Heyes!
Links to check out:
- BASS Notes
- A History of the Bass in 100 Pieces
- Recital Music
- Wells Cathedral School
- David’s Prague recital (YouTube)
- A Tribute to Teppo (GoFundMe)
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