ABOUT THE ARTIST:
Known most recently for touring with the Kim Mitchell Band, Streetheart and Nelly Furtado,
Dave currently resides in Toronto where he teaches and maintains a constant performance
He attended the Berklee College of Music, studying with Victor Mendoza, John Ramsey, Skip
Hadden and Ed Kaspick, and in 1993 following his studies, he moved to Halifax and broke into
the scene with such artists as: Dutch Mason, Brett Ryan and Wayne Nicholson.
5 years later, Dave found himself living in Toronto performing with the likes of: Sass Jordan,
Alannah Myles, Honeymoon Suite, The Kings, Rik Emmett, Gilby Clarke(Guns & Roses),
Grammy award-winning pop star: Nelly Furtado, and most recently Kim MItchell and Streetheart
Dave has had numerous television appearances, including Jay Leno, David Letterman, Regis &
Kelly, Much Music, The View, Carson Daly and Extra, and was featured at the Montreal Drum
Festival 2004 & 2007, Cape Breton Drum fest, Quebec International drum fest, Frankfurt Music
He has also appeared in articles in Sticks, Drums etc (Cover Story), Modern Drummer, DRUM!
Magazine, And Drumhead Magazine.
He is an active player, educator and clinician for SONOR Drums, and is co-sponsored by
Sabian Cymbals, Vic Firth Sticks, and Remo drum heads.