Dave became a professional musician at the age of 15. In 1969, he began touring with the Fifth Dimension. He has toured with jazz greats and big name acts including Chet Baker, James Moody, George Coleman, Lee Konitz, Red Norvo, Terry Gibbs, Johnny Guarneiri, Don Menza, Herb Ellis, Barney Kessel, Buddy Tate, Eddie ‘Lockjaw’ Davis, Benny Carter, Peggy Lee, Chris Connor, Rita Moreno, Dick Haymes, Charo, Eartha Kitt, Sammy Davis Jr., Robert Goulet, Jimmy Witherspoon, and Maxine Sulllivan.
Dave has also played with a long list Toronto greats including Peter Appleyard, Gene DiNovi, Ed Bickert, Bernie Senensky, and dozens of other major jazz stars in both live performance and recording sessions. He is a member of Jim Galloway’s Echoes of Swing Sextet, the Dan Bodanis Jazz Band, and the fabulous Combo Deluxe.
It is a great privilege to have Dave join us from time to time.