David started playing piano at age 5, then began the trombone at age 15. He attended the University of North Texas on a Euphonium Scholarship. He lived and worked in Kansas City, Chicago, New Orleans, Los Angeles and Dallas before coming to the Bay Area.
David played full-time with the Toshiko Akiyoshi/Lew Tabakin Big Band, Al Hirt, and Glenn Miller Orchestra, as well as appearing professionally with Steve Allen, Natalie Cole, Louis Bellson, The Four Tops, Kenny Burrell, Carol Channing, Dizzy Gillespie, Roberta Flack, Joel Grey, Don Henley, Whitney Houston, Engelbert Humperdink, Doc Severinson, Rita Moreno, Jack Jones , Chaka Khan, Melissa Manchester, Joe Williams, The Moody Blues, The O’Jays, Lou Rawls, Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, The Temptations, Vanessa Williams, and 100+ others.
David has performed on dozens of records and commercials, 1 Grammy winning recording, 2+ other Grammy nominated recordings, 1 Platinum album, and an MTV video of the year. David joined DELTA WIRES full-time in 2016.