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Herbie Hancock

  • DPE supervised groundbreaking collaborations with vocalists for over 14 years

  • Fourteen Grammys among his countless awards

  • First simultaneous #1 album in Jazz, A/C, and Smooth Jazz

  • DPE over saw the design and content of all Herbie’s records and Executive Produced the ground breaking “Gershwin’s World”

  • His tours consistently ranked #1 in earnings of all Jazz artists

Art Garfunkel 

  • Guided his career to first major 50 date tour as a solo artist

  • DPE lobbied for Art to cut the song "What a Wonderful World" as a duet with James Taylor which became the hit single on Artie's album, "Watermark"

  • Negotiated Art's deal to act in Nicholas Roeg's film, Bad Timing - "A Sensual Affair"

Don Was

  • DPE worked with Don Was for 20 years

  • Was an artist and producer in the Grammy nominated group Was(Not Was)

  • Don's producer credits include multiple Grammy nominations, and winning the Grammy as Producer of the Year in 1995

  • Don has produced records by Bonnie Raitt, The Rolling Stones, Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan, Brian Wilson, and The B-52s among others 

  • DPE also produced the Don Was directed Brian Wilson documentary "I Wasn't Made For These Times, which premiered at the Sundance Festival

  • Don has worked on many film soundtracks as a music producer and supervisor

Richard Bona

  • Over 13 years, becoming a touring leader in World Music playing 100 shows a year  to become one of the leading earners in Jazz


  • Discovered and supervised the launch of this landmark artist’s career simultaneously around the world, culminating with Maxwell’s ability to sell out major arenas

  • One of the highlights of Maxwell’s first release was selling out three nights at Radio City

  • Defined the neo soul genre


Jose James

  • David negotiated the deal with Blue Note records and oversaw the marketing for his album "No Beginning, No End"

  • Has been compared to jazz vocalists and soul singers along the lines of Marvin Gaye and Barry White

  • Currently José is touring non-stop and is quickly becoming a key artist at Jazz Festivals as well as playing venues normally associated with R&B and Rock acts.

  • José’s record “No Beginning No End “ went to #1 on iTunes R&B album charts in 10 countries

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  • Guided to platinum status



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