David has recorded with Gerald Wiggins, Page Cavanaugh, Pete Jolly, Frank Strazzeri, The "Senator” Eugene Wright, Larance Marable, Nick Martinis, John Chiodini and Sam Most… as well as modern masters, Pete Christlieb, Doug Webb, Joe Bagg and many others.
David currently works with most of Los Angeles’ top musicians, on club dates, or sits in with the likes of Howard Alden, John Pisano, Bruce Forman, Carol Kaye, Dick Whittington, George Gaffney, Dick Shreve, Tom Brechtlein, Bob McChesney Earl Palmer, Linda Hopkins, Ramon Banda, or Scott Colley.
Over 300 compositions to his credit and authored two classic method books: "Chord Connection" and "Scale Connection" in print, now on Hal Leonard, since 1978!
David currently leads his own jazz groups in Los Angeles, teaching privately,composing, arranging, producing and giving clinics. David is a master at helping his students become “players.” He is a seasoned, veteran jazz guitarist, composer and clinician.
Finishing his 4th album with Joe Bagg/organ, Mark Ferber/drums, featuring saxophonist Doug Webb, with special appearance by Pete Christlieb, guesting on Tenor.
“Two Guitar Project” with guitar great John Chiodini.
Producing Singer Maxine Smith’s 1st album.
Co-producing, composing/arranging and performing on vocalist/guitarist Diane Hubka’s new "West Coast Strings" album with guitar greats: Anthony Wilson, John Pisano, Mimi Fox, Ron Eschete, Larry Koonse, Barry Zweig and Peter Sprague!