David Belove, based in the San Francisco Bay Area, plays Afro-Cuban (Latin) and Brazilian jazz bass guitar. He was born in Kansas City and relocated to California in the early 1980's. Belove has recorded and toured with Pete and Sheila Escovedo, Tito Puente, the Machete Ensemble, Rebeca Mauleon-Santana, Claudia Villela, and Oscar Castro-Neves. He has also worked with jazz artists Joe Henderson, Max Roach, Dizzy Gillespie, and many others. Belove's work in music education includes playing bass on the Salsa and Latin Jazz volume 64 of the Aebersold instructional series, and he currently conducts classes in Afro-Cuban jazz ensemble at the Jazzschool in Berkeley, California.