Sereny’s love of music quickly developed when, as a young boy, his
older brother Mike took him to the record store and introduced him to an
array of musical styles. From that moment onward, Dave endeavored to
make music a way of life. At the age of 9, Dave had the wonderful
opportunity to see Doobie Brothers in Concert and was truly touched by
the melodic experience. Soon afterward, Dave’s older brother Mike once
again played a significant part in his career path by purchasing a
guitar for him when his just 9 years old. Throughout the years, Dave
immersed himself in music culture and sampled music from every genre.
of Dave’s most memorable moments was when he purchased one of his
favorite albums by an artist named John McLaughlin. Dave subsequently
purchased Wes Montgomery, as he had been a huge musical influence on
in high school, Dave, who incidentally is the C.E.O. of an independent
record label Groove United, played in a big band and participated in
various high school competitions.
went on to study classical guitar at the acclaimed Berklee College of
Music. Following his studies, Dave collaborated with some of the most
revered jazz musicians of our time! Dave collaborated with an assortment
of musicians in the New York area. He played with a band called Phoenix,
worked with a band called “Stuff”, which incidentally was Aretha
Franklin’s band, played in the Toronto Jazz Festival, the Tel Aviv
Jazz festival, played at the Glen Gould Studio, and had the
unforgettably opportunity to play with jazz and rock greats such as
Kenwood Denar, Ricthie Cole, Jose Feliciano, Alex Lifeson of Rush, Rex
Smith and Mark Whitfield.
Dave has parlayed his musical ingenuity into his very own music label with a view to produce top quality music filled with integrity. Currently, Dave Sereny displays his superb musical abilities on his very own guitar driven Smooth Jazz album, which will no doubt make the rounds throughout the world.