Dave Chisholm

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Dave Chisholm is a trumpet player, cartoonist, composer, and educator currently residing in Rochester, NY where he received his doctorate in jazz trumpet from the Eastman School of Music in 2013. He coexists in both the music and comics worlds, resulting in a wide variety of creative projects. His most recent work Chasin’ the Bird: Charlie Parker in California—a 144-page graphic novel commissioned by the Parker estate in celebration of Bird’s Centennial, has Dave riffing on a stretch of time infamous jazz saxophonist Charlie Parker spent in California (Z2, 2020).