B.Mus, (Queen's University, 1981). B.Ed. (Queen's University, 1982)
Dave Barton is a jazz guitarist, studio musician, arranger, composer, percussionist and private teacher working in jazz, pop and classical music. He has performed with many of Canada’s great jazz players in concerts and on recordings, most notably recording and touring with the late jazz trumpeter Kenny Wheeler. Recently he was featured in duet performances at the Prince Edward County Jazz Festival, with Toronto musicians saxophonist Alex Dean, jazz violinist Drew Jurecka and saxophonist Tara Davidson.
Dave's large ensemble compositions have been performed by the Toronto Jazz Orchestra, the Greg Runions Big Band, Brasswerks, and the Queen's University Jazz Ensemble.