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David Schroeder

“RS Berkeley horns are truly the finest and most consistent modern instruments I’ve ever played. The high quality o craftsmanship is due to their commitment to create highly expressive professional instruments at reasonable prices, making them affordable for both students and professionals. Several of my faculty at NYU Jazz Studies perform on RS Berkeley horns and are happy to lend their support. I’m currently playing the Virtuoso tenor, sopranino, C and bass flutes and love them all”



Dave Schroeder has mastered a broad range of instruments, adding to Combo Nuvo’s sound palate including the chromatic harmonica, alto clarinet, alto and bass flutes, sopranino saxophone, blues harp and penny whistle.

For over a decade, his main musical focus has been dedicated to Combo Nuvo, but he has also has performed and/or recorded with such iconic jazz artists as Teo Macero, Toots Thielemans, Airto Moreira, Oscar Cartro-Neves, Kenny Werner, Don Friedman, Lee Konitz and Dave Liebman, to name a few.

As Director of Jazz Studies at NYU Steinhardt since 2003, Dave has attracted a diversity of internationally acclaimed artist/faculty, many of whom have been featured with Combo Nuvo over the years. 

As a music producer, he created the NYU Jazz Masterclass Series, documenting legendary jazz artists including Hank Jones, Clark Terry, Benny Golson, Jimmy and Percy Heath, Phil Woods, Barry Harris and Cecil Taylor, and is currently the creator and host of the NYU Steinhardt Jazz Interview Series, viewable on YouTube.



VIRT2003S | Virtuoso Tenor Saxophone, Silver Plated

SOPR500 | Professional Sopranino Saxophone, Lacquer

VOL905 | Volare Flute, Solid Silver

AF201 | Professional Alto Flute, Silver Plated

BF203 | Professional Bass Flute, Silver Plated