David F. Gibson
"Gibson may be the ultimate Big Band drummer." - Jerry Carrier,The Philadelphia Daily News
"Gibson's drumming is strong and fluid and as satisfying as any drummer I [have] heard in years." - Chip Deffa, The New York Post
David F. Gibson has toured and recorded with The Count Basie Orchestra under the direction of Frank Foster and worked with Joe Williams and the Frank Foster Non-Electronic Company and The Diane Schuur Trio. His work in vanguard style includes guest spots with the Sun Ra Arkestra and the David Murray Big Band as well as other adventurous performances and education projects.
Gibson conducts clinics and workshops around the country and the world. In 1994, he formed a non-profit organization, Collective Arts Services Inc.
Gibson performed with Lionel Hampton in 1994.