POMEROY — David Wells, whose latest record made the Top 20 on the National Billboard charts, will be in Pomeroy Sunday to play at the “Alive at Five” service at the New Beginnings United Methodist Church on Second Street in Pomeroy.
The contemporary service begins at 5 p.m., is free, and open to the public.
Wells, who started playing the trumpet when he was a child and went professional at 13, grew up in a small West Virginia town. Now he has a 24/7 Internet radio station www.chocolatejazzradio.com, does a two-hour national syndicated radio show, and recently released his 13th CD “No Side Effects.” His latest single, “Never Giving Up” is in the Top 20 on the National Billboard charts, and his CD “Friday Afternoon” was on the entry ballot for 51st Grammy, “Best Pop Instrumental” album.
Over the years he has shared the same platform with some of the top artists in the industry, Anthony Burger, Ivan Parker, Brian Simpson and Blake Aaron.
Hailing from a small town in West Virginia, Wells said that he is “living his dream of a career in music.”
Wells who plays flugelhorn and trumpet has released 12 CDs and does approximately 150 shows a year.