Saxophonist Dr. Dave Camwell is a distinguished, versatile and dynamic performer, and serves as the Director of Jazz Studies and Associate Professor of Music at Troy University in Alabama. Since 2008, he has released nine recordings on the Innova, Enharmonic and Teal Creek labels:
· Mendelssohn Trios 1 & 2 (2016)
· Canfield Chamber Music Vol. 4 (2016)
· Tachycardia (2014)
· Baroque Masterworks (2014)
· Sonoroso (2013)
· Timescape (2013)
· Oasis Quartet (2011)
· Bach-Centric (2010)
· Aeterna (2008)
Camwell has been a Yamaha Performing Artist since 2004, a D'Addario Performing Artist since 2009, and occupies the Tenor Saxophone chair in the Oasis Quartet. He has over thirty publications available through Jeanne, Dorn and UNC Jazz Press, many of which have been performed throughout the world. Camwell studied at the universities of Calgary, Jacksonville State, Northern Colorado, and Oregon.
As a jazz player, Camwell has performed with Norwegian Cruise Lines, and at a variety of jazz festivals, including Montreux and Brienz, Switzerland. He is an active jazz performer and clinician throughout the United States. He has performed in Taiwan with the Xplorium! Ensemble, as a soloist with the New York Central City Chorus, and with the orchestras of Iowa, Des Moines, and Minnesota.
As a soloist and with Oasis Quartet, he has performed and led master classes at the colleges and universities of: North Texas, Oregon, UC-Boulder, Illinois, UNC-Greensboro, Houston, Stephen F. Austin, British Columbia, Iowa, Cincinnati (CCM), Incarnate Word, Miami of Ohio, Gustavus Adolphus, Puget Sound, Sam Houston State, Mississippi, Lindenwood, Furman, UNC-Charlotte, Drury, Winthrop, Western Carolina, Southern Oregon, Wyoming, Colorado State, Idaho (Moscow), Missouri (St. Louis), Wisconsin (Eau Claire & Stevens Point), North Dakota State, Concordia (MN), Jamestown (ND), Millersville (PA), Graceland (IA), Northern Iowa and Manitoba (Canada).
In addition to hosting the 2011 North American Saxophone Alliance Region 3 conference, Camwell regularly attends regional and national NASA conferences. He also performed at the World Saxophone Congresses of Slovenia (2006), Thailand (2009), and Scotland (2012).