David is an experienced performer, touring musician and music arranger.
- Touring – David is easy-going and ready to offer his best on the road with your project.
- Coaching & Consulting – for bands & ensembles, improving dancer & drummer synergy, building a rhythm section for composers/singers/performers
- Arranging and scores – written music and percussion parts for songs, scores, symphonies, ensembles
- Technical Help – tuning / set-up / sound proofing / misc. technical
David is a professional touring drummer, capable of precision and improvisation in many musical styles. He’ll learn your music quickly via rehearsal, audio or sheet music.
Coaching & Consulting ^
David offers his coaching and consulting skills in a variety of contexts and applications:
Marching drum lines, percussion ensembles, jazz bands, concert bands, and dance bands
- For public schools, private groups, and community ensembles.
Dancers and drummers
- How to build a better relationship and vocabulary between motion and sound and each other, ideal for dance troupes wanting a better connection with their inner rhythm, their drummers, the traditional rhythms, and their art.
Groups of all kinds
- How to work better as a group and how to really listen, work, and play together as an ensemble and a team. Great for team building and learning how to trust, feel comfortable, and have fun with one another. Improves a group’s ability to be fully independent and at the same time feel how each part fits perfectly and indispensably with in the whole.
Composers, arrangers, and singer / songwriters
- How to work with rhythm, write for percussion instruments in a stylistically appropriate manner and how to communicate with and find a rhythm section.
Improvisation on your perspective instrument
- Get comfortable improvising by yourself and in musical group situations. David works well with classical musicians who want to put down the sheet music and gain confidence with improvisation.
Arranging & Scores^
Written music and percussion parts for bands, songs, scores, symphonies, and ensembles
David is available for general and /or specific drumming and rhythm help. He will help with the setting up, re-heading, and / or tuning of a drumset, the tuning of hand drums, the sound proofing of a practice room, rehearsal space, or recording studio, finding a percussion teacher in your area, finding a percussion player in your area, and the answering of any drum, percussion, or rhythm related questions you might have.