Genre: Blues Rock / R&B
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Davids first pro. gigs were on American bases in Germany in 1974 - 1978 where he became resident until 1980 when he joined the band backing a German Country and Western star (Gunther Gabriel).
David returned to England in 1983 and joined top function band (The Dark Blues) playing upmarket parties, balls and galas.The highlight of this period was Princes Charles' 40th birthday party at Buckingham Palace. Phil Collins played during the break!.
In 1996 his first UK album Wintersun featured his own songs. In 1997 David formed party band called The Executives, playing great events including a multimillionaire's wedding at the Hotel de Paris on Casino Square in Monaco. 1990 saw the creation of small blues unit called Duck Soup fronted by David and Nigel Bagge. The band has had various bassists and drummers but Nigel and David are the core Musicians.
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David has recorded and played with some big names in R&B jazz and blues:
Graham Walker (drums, Gary Moore ); Derek Nash (tenor and alto, Jools Holland Band); Gary Sanctuary (too many to name) Gary Plumley (tenor sax, Swing out Sister, Snowboy). Winston Rollin (trombone) and Jon Scott (trumpet) who also play with Jools Holland. James Walbourne (lap stee) plays with Bap Kennedy. Nigel Bagge and David perform regularly in small pubs and clubs as Duck Soup. David and Derek Nash also work together in their function Band The Executives