Originally from Long Island, NY, Dave has lived in Arizona since 1973. He’s a graduate of Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA where he received his bachelor’s degree in Professional Music for drumset… and since has been the drummer for artists such as: Western Fusion, The Soul Solution, The Groove Merchants, Tom Booth, Matt Maher, Chris Muglia, Israel Houghton, Broken Poets, and more.
Dave has been in the opening act for: Chuck Berry, The Coasters, Jude Cole, Natalie Cole, The Drifters, Meatloaf, Liza Minelli, REO Speedwagon, Kathy Tricolli, Michael John Talbot, The Temptations, Micky and the Motorcars, Roger Creager, and Corey Smith. Dave has been an endorsee of Trueline Drumsticks since 1994. He can transcribe drum set parts note-for-note, reads charts, has extensive recording and touring experience, had owned Dave’s Drum Shop in Scottsdale for over 6 years, and has been a drum instructor since 1990.