David Reeves (b. 1973) has written extensively for percussion and has also composed for orchestra, concert band, chamber ensemble, choir and solo instruments. His works draw from jazz, funk, world music, minimalism and electronics resulting in music that is stimulating and engaging to both performer and listener. David has also collaborated with contemporary choreographers as a composer and musician.
His works for percussion are frequently performed throughout the U.S. and have also been performed in the U.K., Australia, Spain, Italy, Japan, Singapore, Thailand and Russia. Many of his percussion compositions are published through Tapspace. He has also self-published several works available on this website.
His works have been awarded or recognized by: Percussive Arts Society (PAS), World Percussion Group (WPG), Aries Composer Festival, International Percussion Institute (IPI), Great Plains Marimba Festival and more.
David has worked for nearly thirty years as an arranger for several WGI, BOA, DCI, DCUK and University marching ensembles.
David is a Pearl/Adams and Innovative Percussion artist. He resides in Seattle, Washington with his wife and their three sons.