David is a stand-up comedian/multi-instrumentalist jazz vocalist and has performed in a wide variety of venues throughout the United States including, NA, AA, CA, DA, OA, CEA-HOW and GA comedy festivals and conventions, prisons, nightclubs, universities, theaters, retirement homes, corporate events, private parties, temples, weddings, funerals, birthday parties, affairs of state, spiritual living centers, a few churches and one briss.
David has written two books. One called, “The Complete Book Of Everything, Part I” which is a compilation of his comic monologues. His autobiography is called, “The Joy of Suffering.” And he recorded a comedy CD entitled “Honey Take Me Home”
“David Zasloff is one of the great performers of our time. He mixes an unusual blend of comedy and music as he plays instruments from a ram's horn to a Japanese flute, to an autoharp, punctuated by wry satirical comments. His great soul can be seen by anyone who is sensitive to a universal humanity. He makes music that touches your deepest level - Whoooooosh!!! (Richmond Shepard - Performing Arts Insider) -
“Zasloff’s aura was captivating and his humor was not only razor sharp, but displayed enlightened understanding of the human condition.” (Hollywood Gazette) -
“David Zasloff, a bolt of greased lightening: entertainer and showman par excellence.” (L.A. Weekly) -
“Congratulations on your CD “Honey, Take Me Home” You approach our cultural and sexual taboos with humor, respect, tenderness, and the deep understanding of a man of heart.” Margot Anand, author “The Art of Sexual Ecstasy” and “The Art of Sexual Magic.”) -
“…his stage persona is poised, casually in command and as funny and off the wall as you’d expect of a fellow who’s honed his skill as a stand up comic.” (Dramalogue) -
“David Zasloff’s view of humanity is unique, very funny and sexy. His intelligence and wit sneaks up on you and suddenly you’re howling.” (Patricia Foulkrod – film producer and political organizer) -
“I am a Zasloff fan. He pushes the boundaries and he’s smart and he’s very funny. The cd is terrific. (Jay Levin – original publisher of the L.A. Weekly) -
“On behalf of the Inside Edge and its board members, I wish to express our heartfelt appreciation to you for your presentation on July 13th, 2005. What a remarkable morning it was for us. You are such a brilliant, talented man and your humor truly resonated with our group. I usually don’t share the feedback cards with our speakers, but they are so enthusiastic that you must have them. A return performance when your book is out is definitely in order. Thank you so much for coming to us, bringing all your instruments. We hope you will enjoy the fame and fortune you deserve. (Adrian S. Windsor, Program Director Inside Edge)
“Treat yourselves to a laughter and music blast with outrageously funny master musician David Zasloff. David plays a ridiculous number of instruments with amazing dexterity, and is convulsively hilarious. I saw him at the Council Grove conference last year and he had us all howling. Highest recommendation -- don't miss! And feel free to forward to friends, in-laws, your therapist, anybody you can think of. David will make you look good for doing it.” (Gregg Tamblyn - Transformational Humorist)
With his band David plays “Zen Jazz” which is a combination African, Japanese, Jewish, Latin, Caribbean, bebop. David is a master of the Japanese shakuhachi flute. As a multi-instrumentalist he plays trumpet, piano, percussion, guitar, autoharp and shofar. He is an accomplished songwriter, film composer and has produced four CD’s as well as been the musical director for 14 HBO comedy channel shows and one Showtime Special. His music has also be heard on the T.V. show “The Young and The Restless”
Most recently David played shakuhachi flute on the multi million selling Linkin Park CD, “Meteora.” David has also been a ski instructor, wilderness guide, white water river guide, stained glass artist, actor, playwright and record label owner.