Monday, May 19th, 2014
Dave holds an Associate of Arts degree from Mineral Area College where he studied percussion and music theory with Mike O’Brien. Dave has also studied with Rich O’Donnell (St. Louis Symphony Orchestra), Steve Davis (Lynne Arriale Trio, Jamey Aebersold) and Jim Chapin (author of “Advanced Techniques for the Modern Drummer”). He has played U.S.O. tours in Alaska, Haiti, Turkey, Italy, Greece and Spain, as well as playing throughout the continental United States. Dave currently plays with the band “Usual Suspects” (Voted “BEST ST. LOUIS COVER BAND 2007” by The Riverfront Times) and also performs freelance work. Dave has been teaching drums for over 30 years.