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"David Occhipinti has created an absolute gem [Camera]. His writing is unique, his playing is completely original and stunning. I just wanted to keep listening… His music is an absolute work of art!"
-Jim Hall


read the Toronto Star article about David's Art Song concert. (April 21, 2016)
A brief but meaningful video/interview about the Art Song Concert.

read the New Canadian Music review of Camera
read the Wholenote review of Camera
read the OpusOneReview.com of Camera
five questions with David Occhipinti in Dig Magazine

Ottawa jazz scene interview 2012 -- Beyond Categories

Listen to David Occhipinti chatting with Nathan Hiltz for his podcast here [Oct 2015]

Listen to an interview with David Occhipinti talking to guitarist Andy Scott at Humber College in Toronto [March 2013]

"I've been listening to your [Camera] CD quite a bit and really love it. Very strong, original writing. I hope it receives the attention it deserves!"
- Ben Monder

2007 nominated for a 2007 Juno Award
"Occhipinti's rare achievement is to say something new and moving in an idiom that could be considered exhausted, while also demonstrating that jazz played softly can have a mighty impact" - Geoff Chapman/Coda Magazine

read the CODA review of Forty Revolutions...
read the JAZZTIMES review of Forty Revolutions...
read the EYE magazine review of Forty Revolutions...
read the Jazzeast Rising review of Forty Revolutions...
read the CODA review of the Forty Revolutions CD release party...
read the Tandem review/interview of Forty Revolutions...
Listen to an interview with David Occhipinti from Brandon, Manitoba during the Forty Revolutions Tour [October 2007]

Listen to an interview with David Occhipinti from Humber College in Toronto just before the Junos [March 2008]

Read an interview with David and Ottawa Jazzscene.ca [January 2012]

2003
"(Intersection)...It's definitely music for today, streamlined yet atmospheric...a listener hears the rare but gratifying combination of lyricism and cutting edge music." -THE TORONTO STAR
read the TORONTO STAR review of Intersection...
1999
"On this collection of original compositions his lines reverberate through dense harmonic enclaves as if touring an uninhabited highway." - JAZZ REPORT MAGAZINE read the full review
It's a stylish, appealing follow-up to his self-titled debut CD of two years ago. -TORONTO STAR
read the review from the Toronto Star/November 1999
1997
"David Occhipinti probably couldn't ask for a better showcase than his eponymously titled debut ...a postmodern acoustic date that thrives on the guitarist's memorable, contemporary-sounding tunes...while recalling the impressionistic, delicate beauty of Occhipinti's hero, Jim Hall." - JAZZIZ MAGAZINE
read the JAZZIZ review
read the TORONTO STAR review
read the CALGARY HERALDreview
read the JAZZ REPORT review
read the T.O. NITE review
2005
"If you ever thought a duo would soon become tiresomely repetitive, think again. This is great intricate music where tenor sax, soprano sax, acoustic guitar and electric guitar weave and interact in endlessly-changing ways. The CD is bound to win awards...." Geoff Chapman - Toronto Star

read the Live Music Report review

2002
"After playing together as a duo since 1999, there is a strong chemistry developing, and a sense of adventure that raises the bar for chamber jazz recordings....-PLANET JAZZ
read the Planet Jazz review
"On it the mood is far tougher than mellow. It's a type of chamber jazz with a sharp edge, with pleasing unison passages and frequent fine solos." -TORONTO STAR
read the full TORONTO STAR review/interview about Duologue


read the Toronto Star article about David's Art Song concert. (April 21, 2016)

A brief but meaningful video/interview about the Art Song Concert [April 24, 2016].

David having a chat with fellow guitarist Nathan Hiltz for his podcast can be found here.
(Oct. 2015)

Read an interview with David and Ottawa Jazzscene.ca [January 2012]

Review of concert with John Geggie and Ron Miles (Jan.2012)

Listen to an interview with David Occhipinti from From Brandon, Manitoba during the Forty Revolutions Tour [October 2007]
read the Edmonton Journal preview/interview of the Forty Revolutions tour (2007)
read the Chroncial Herald preview/interview 2007
 
preview/interview from Toronto Star/August 2000
preview/interview from Ottawa Citizen/January 2000
preview/interview from Edmonton Journal/September 1998