David grew up in the Mason City, Iowa and living on the family farm.With his family encouragement and started playing piano and singing at the age of 4. David began to perform at various school events. At the age 14, he was nutured by his teachers to master the guitar and has never put it down. During his days at Newmen Catholic School he involved in the drama program. He was featured in the schools performance of Oklahoma. Bye, Bye. Bidie, Once Upon a Mattress and Mary Sunshine.
After graduation David decided to hitch his way from Iowa to California, he landed a full scholarship to a school of performing arts in San Diego California. Performing as a singer and an actor at the Old Globe Theatre, auditioning and landing commercial television spots, David move to the Los Angeles area.
In 1977 & 1978 David sang backup vocals both live and on recordings of The Carpenters “Christmas Portrait “ album and also “Sweet Sweet Smile”
Returning to the Midwest for family reasons, David was quickly one of the top studio singers throughout the country, singing on many national jingles recorded in Los Angels, New York, Minneapolis and Chicago.
Moving to Perth Australia in 1987 with his wife and two daughters, David sang with an Acappella group called Naughty Fish. One memorable gig was singing at a party for Alan Bond, the Australian hero who was defending the America’s Cup, he won in 1983. Since 1988 David has lived in Clearwater Florida raising his two daughters, performing on the beach, and watching his girls dance in the sand, while writing his songs and dreaming of recording his original music, something he has put on hold his entire life.
David’s first album “Flavours of Life” with 10 original songs and 2 tribute songs. Track 11 “I Don’t Hafta Worry About It”, was selected for a Jim Carrey, Ewan McGregor movie. David’s band performed this song for the movie in the Florida Keys. He just finished an entire album titled “Dedicated”, a tribute of truly great songs that were sung by Karen Carpenter. “Dedicated” is an album that all Carpenters’ fans will surely appreciate.
David’s 3rd album titled “Positive Energy”. This album is a solo acoustic performance by David, containing 9 original songs that will surely capture your heart.
David is currently is working on his 4th album, which will be featuring Classic Christmas Songs. He is currently a featured performer at Tampa’s Seasons 52
. If you have never seen David live, then you haven’t seen his true gift of live performance.