Composer David Gotay
Bronx, New York
DAVID GOTAY as a cellist has performed at Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Avery Fisher Hall and the White House. TV: “Saturday Night Live,” “MTV’s Unlugged,” and “The Jimmy Fallon Show” with Florence and the Machine as well as Jim James; “The Late Show With David Letterman,” with Paloma Faith, and “The Last Play at Shea” with Billy Joel. He has collaborated with such artists as Jay Z, Alicia Keys, Nas, Billy Joel, Aretha Franklin, k.d. lang, David Sanborn, Billy Ocean, and Little Jimmy Scott. He was a founding member of Sweet Plantain, a string quartet whose mission is to give voice to a contemporary, urban, Latino sound. Since 2013 Mr. Gotay has turned his efforts to composing full time.
With the Absolute Ensemble conducted by Kristjan Järvi on their tour of Korea. October 2014.
Premiered by the CompCord String Quartet Dec 6th, 2014