b. 13 June 1948, Forest Grove, Oregon, USA. Elevated in an exceedingly musical family members, Dunlap performed baritone horn in the institution band, even though still in senior high school performed piano with an area dance music group, the Dell Herreid Orchestra. At Lewis and Clark University in Portland, Oregon, Dunlap majored in structure. After graduating, he performed in and composed for several jazz groupings in Portland like the Tom Albering Trio, including vocalist Nancy Ruler, and also used Leroy Vinnegar and Ralph Towner. Because the 70s Dunlap continues to be based in BAY AREA, using many artists like the Pointer Sisters and Nation Joe McDonald. In the past due 70s, Dunlap fulfilled and later wedded vocalist Bobbe Norris. Around 1980 he started a musical romantic relationship with Cleo Laine and John Dankworth that endured in to the early 00s and included documenting at Carnegie Hall. Amongst others with whom he provides performed and occasionally documented are Ernestine Anderson, Larry Coryell, Artwork Farmer, Adam Moody, Gerry Mulligan, Rebecca Parris, and Tag Murphy. Dunlap’s many compositions and agreements consist of music for big rings and traditional music ensembles. Within the 70s he received an NEA offer to compose ‘Immersion: A Drinking water Collection For Jazz Quartet And Chamber Orchestra’. His lengthy and successful musical association using the Cape Verde-born composer Amandio Cabral provides resulted in many albums, including YOU WILL WANT TO Forever, Sonho Azul: Blue Wish, and Take a flight With My Appreciate. Early affects on Dunlap as pianist consist of André Previn, Herbie Hancock, Oscar Peterson and Chick Corea. Affects upon him as arranger and composer consist of Gerry Mulligan, Gil Evans, Antonio Carlos Jobim and Ivan Lins, in addition to many traditional composers. With the 90s and in to the early 00s, Dunlap spent some time working as music editor using the Sher Music Business. In the first 00s, Dunlap was energetic as piano instructor, providing lessons both privately along with college students at Mills University, Oakland, California. In the first 00s Dunlap’s plan included looks and trips with Norris, Laine and Dankworth, Murphy, Parris, Anderson and Ernie W.