Featured Ensemble Director

David Thomas May

Burlington City High School, Burlington, NJ

Burlington City High School Director of Music & Performing Arts for the past 27years out of 36 years in music education. Voted as the recipient of NJAJE’s (New Jersey Association of Jazz Education) 2017-2018 Jazz Educator Lifetime Achievement Award. Burlington City has had the wonderful opportunity to participate in the Berklee HS Jazz Festival over the past 13 years. The Jazz Band, Combo and Jazz Choir have all performed at one time or another while attending the festival. In addition Dave performs with the jazz group: The dtmPROJECT which has produced 4 CD’s and has opened up for and performed with many many Jazz greats including: Maynard Ferguson, Randy Brecker, Chuck Loeb, Byron Stripling, Denis Diblasio, Ron Kerber, Jeff Lorber, EWT, and others. Dave also had the distinction of being the Organist/Keyboardist or…. “KEYPLAYER” for the Philadelphia Flyers of the NHL.

          January 26, 2019