“Jazz show host Larry Hollowell spoke of the cruise performance praising that, “David Wells’ soaring trumpet carved riveting melodies…Wells’ facility on his horn is masterful, to say the least. His tone is boldly exciting and immediately engaging.”
David Wells’ music is so engaging his holiday single, “Deck the Halls” hit #1 as the most added song on Smooth Jazz Radio Stations Nationwide such as Chicago, Miami, Orlando, NYC, and many more. He also hit #8 in the Top 10 most spin increase listing Nationwide.
In 2008 David was off to a strong start signing with Nuance Music Group based out of Long Island NY, then the release of “Friday Afternoon”. This full-length album will be released in February on both Nuance and Little Fish Records. “Friday Afternoon” is a collection of original instrumental pieces, which reaches out and touches the listener’s heart and soul.
As of July 2009 David Wells released his 8th CD “Skyline” followed in August 2010 by a widely successfull launch of his album “Midnight Cruise”
As of June of 2010 David was fortunate to be nominated for “American Smooth Jazz Award”
As of September of 2010 David released his 9th CD “Midnight Cruise”
As of September 13th David’s latest single “Heaven” was tied for #1 most added single on “Smoothjazz.com”
As of September 13th David’s latest single “Heaven” was #2 on the “Top 10” most spincrease
David hit #1 on the “Indie” national chart on Smoothjazz.com for 3 consecutive weeks
David is CEO & Founder of “Chocolate Jazz”
David’s “Endorsed” by the largest manufacturing company for band instruments for instruments, Conn/Selmer
Wells is currently “Endorsed” by Warburton USA Inc.
David’s latest CD’s “Friday Afternoon” & “Skyline” are now in all “Border’s, Barnes & Nobles & Best Buy” stores
David has shared the same platform with some of the top artist’s in the industry: Warren Hill, Najee, Jeff Kashiwa, Steve Cole, Kim Waters, Acoustic Alchemy, Mindi Abaire, Nick Colione, Ken Navarro, Tim Bowman, Michael Lington, Brian Simpson, Nils, Greg Adams, Marion Meadows, Jackiem Joyner.
Wells share’s his musical gift with the release of eight CD’s and with approximately 200 shows per year. In 2006, the release of “More Love, More Power,” brought national acclaim on smooth jazz radio and reached #13 on the R&R indicators. Additionally, his performance of Strawberry Letter #23 was charted at #10 in early 2007.
David’s career soared in 2007 after moving to #10 on the R&R indicators, and becoming endorsed with Conn and Selmer. His television and sports appearances included airing in Columbus Blue Jackets on ESPN2 and performing for the Cincinnati Reds. David Wells was also featured in several Christian music magazines and networks, WTAP- TV’s (NBC) “Daybreak,” and numerous Christian conferences.
In 2007, David’s career has expanded to include a guest appearance on the national television show “Studio Jams” which has over 10 million viewers on the “BET Station”. In November 2007, he was an entertainer aboard the luxurious Sovereign of the Seas, a smooth jazz cruise.”
Edited by t_samaha on 18 Mar 2011, 02:32
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