Short Bio

Davu Seru is a drummer and composer. He has worked with numerous improvising musicians and composers throughout the United States and France. He currently curates three monthly music series and is composer and bandleader for the ensemble No Territory Band. He is member of the composer-improviser orchestra Cherry Spoon Collective and Trio SDS with French musicians Guilluame Seguron and Catherine Delaunay. In addition to his musical pursuits, Davu is a published author and a professor of African American literature and culture. As a musician he has received awards from the American Composers Forum, the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council and has received commissions from the Zeitgeist Ensemble and Walker Art Center.

He lives in Saint Paul, MN, with his partner Emily and son August.