Dave Stamps is a music educator, arts administrator, composer/arranger, trombonist, and entrepreneur.

Based in Minneapolis/St. Paul (USA), Dave currently is an Associate Professor of Music at Gustavus Adolphus College where he coordinates both the jazz studies and arts administration programs.

Dave is also the co-founder and Vice President of the International Society of Jazz Arrangers and Composers (ISJAC).

He holds degrees from the University of Nebraska (DMA in Jazz Composition), University of South Florida (MM in Jazz Composition), Northern Illinois University (MM in Jazz Performance & Pedagogy), and Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (BM in Jazz Studies).