Born: October 19, 1969
Born in Albuquerque, New Mexico and raised in Wichita, Kansas, David began playing the guitar at age 14 after brief stints playing the piano, trombone and drums. Initially inspired by the sounds of Van Halen, Rush and Led Zeppelin, David’s musical interests soon took a drastic and life changing turn after being exposed Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Wes Montgomery and other jazz musicians.
His interest in jazz led him to the University of North Texas for his first two years of college where he was a Jazz Studies major under Jack Peterson and Fred Hamilton. While there he also played in the Advanced Guitar Ensemble and world renowned Lab Bands and studied classical guitar as his primary instrument....