Upon entering the 6th grade, David had to take a test to get into the band (Atlanta area) and he did not do so well. David went home crying and explained to his father he wanted to be in the band and play the tuba. David's father persuaded the school to give him a chance, and they did! David's father then explained to David that he could not afford to buy him a tuba and he should consider the saxophone. At first glance David thought it would be too difficult with all the keys on the saxophone vs only three on the tuba. Long story short David went from beginning band to advanced band in one year. When David entered the 7th grade in Augusta,Ga he had his first urge to perform. He took his saxophone out to recess and just started blowing the ''Swing Sheppard Blues". David has been performing every chance he's gotten since that day!
David is not just a Saxophonist, he is a "Performing" Contemporary Saxophonist, who is not limited to just the stage. David is a showman and can be up close and personal with your audience. David currently performs with Permanent Vacation Band (Rock, Shag, & Request), Beyond The Rhythm Band (R&B, Jazz, & Variety), Ann Caldwell, Calvin Taylor, & Ocean Drive Party Band (Beach, Shag, & Variety), David Matthews Tribute Band, and was once a member of A Touch of Class Band (Legacy) , Sequence 8 of Augusta, Ga, Fire of Statesboro, Ga, and many others. David also does extensive solo work and occassionally opens for violinist Daniel D!
Most Memorable Musical Moments: One night...David shared the stage with ''The Godfather of Soul - James Brown!!!" Also was once considered to perform on one of James's upcoming singles. In 2014 David performed with violinist Daniel D and was flown down to Captive Island, Fl to perform for a Yacht Club Event. In April 2015, David provided music for Bravo Network's reality show "Southern Charm" Season II during Ball & other events.
If you are planning an event and looking for someone to entertain your guests, David is your man regardless of the size of the event. David is available for Weddings, Church Events, Birthday Parties, Corporate Events, Reunions, Dinners Parties, and more...
David currently lives in Charleston, South Carolina, and is willing to travel.
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