David Martinson is starting his 6th year at Black Hills State University as
clarinet and saxophone instructor. He also directs the BHSU Jazz Ensemble.
Prior to teaching at BHSU he was the Director of Bands at the South Dakota
School of Mines and at Sturgis High School.
Martinson often performs throughout the region on saxophone and has
played with The Box Tops, Jay and The Americans, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and
Marilyn McCoo and Billie Davis Jr. from the 5th Dimension. He also leads
and plays alto saxophone with his own group The Dave Martinson Big Band.