David has graduated from the University of Toronto Jazz program. The Edmonton native and Grant Macewan Music alumnus has performed many times throughout Canada and the United States on various projects. Before moving to Toronto, he made several notable recordings and toured frequently with the alternative rock band The Consonance. David has made appearances at the Toronto, Edmonton and Kaslo jazz festivals. With influences from John Scofield to Johnny Greenwood, he makes bold statements with his soulful tone and heartfelt melodies. David loves to share his passion for music with his students. He recognizes that each student has their own specific strengths and needs. He encourages his students to share their own musical tastes so that they can develop their own individual voice in music.