Dave Cipriani is a highly accomplished guitarist, songwriter and composer based in Ojai, CA who performs on 7-string classical and electric, and (20-string) Indian slide guitar.
He has self-produced 4 CD’s and has received awards from the Maryland State Arts Council and the Baltimore Office of Promotions and the Arts. Dave's diverse background include studies with jazz great Charlie Byrd, classical guitarist Christopher Parkening, sitar master Jai Kishor, and Indian Slide guitar pioneer Pandit Barun Kumar Pal, a senior disciple of Ravi Shankar.
Dave holds an MFA in North Indian Music at California Institute of the Arts, which included studies with Balkan/classical/flamenco guitarist Miroslav Tadic, Indian masters Ustad Aashish Khan and Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri, and classical guitarist Stuart Fox.
Dave leads the world fusion band, Mahadev, and performs at concert venues and yoga studios in the LA area.
Home Base: Los Angeles