POWHATAN?POINT - A concert will be held at 6 p.m. this Sunday at the Powhatan Point Church of the Nazarene featuring musician David Wells.
Wells, a gifted Flugelhorn / Trumpet player from a small town in WV, has been living his dream of a career in music. Since the age of nine, David began learning the flugelhorn and trumpet with his professional debut at the age of thirteen. Heavily influenced by Louie Armstrong, Herb Alpert, and The Tijuana Brass, David evolved into an instrumental soloist with the capability of reaching his audiences on an intimate level.??
Wells share's his musical gift with the release of 13th CD and with approximately 150 shows per year. In 2013 David came out strong with his newest CD "No Side Effects", which was released in March 2013. On February 5th David promoted his first single "Never Giving Up" and reached #1 "Most Added" single on R&R & Smooth Jazz.Com (national charts). Also David's single "Never Giving Up" was #1 with most spin increase, and reached in the Top 10 on the "National Jazz Billboard Charts." Also on February 5, 2013 David's single was featured on Smooth Jazz Network, based out of LA California.
In November 2007, he was an entertainer aboard the luxurious Sovereign of the Seas, a smooth jazz cruise.??In 2008 David was off to a strong start signing with Nuance Music Group based out of Long Island NY, then the release of "Friday Afternoon". This full-length album will be released in February on both Nuance and Little Fish Records. "Friday Afternoon" is a collection of original instrumental pieces, which reaches out and touches the listener's heart and soul.
David's music is so engaging his holiday single, "Deck the Halls" hit #1 as the most added song on Smooth Jazz Radio Stations Nationwide such as Chicago, Miami, Orlando, NYC, and many more. He also hit #8 in the Top 10 most spin increase listing Nationwide.
Since 2008 David released two more CD's "Skyline," produced by Matt Marshak with nuance records, "Midnight Cruise."