Dave hails from Miami and has been playing bass since he was fifteen. He has played with many artists over the years, including Larry Dermer (Miami Sound Machine, Gloria Estefan), Glenn Tocci (George McCrae), Neil Cloud (Rabbit, Trevor Rabin, Peter Frampton), Barry Seiver (The Cichlids, Charlie Pickett, Savoy Brown), Mick Fazz (Critical Mass), Richard Huxen (Lift, Shiva Tribe), Charlie Pickett (Charlie Pickett & The Eggs), Pete Signore (The Cichlids), Ruth King and Al Broomfield.

In the early 1980's Dave and buddy Glenn (Big Lou) Tocci's band ("Bugsy") was a sought-after dance band and worked all over the state of Florida. Dave and Glenn formed The FlyCats (Jazz) in 2008 (

In the 1990's, Dave was the anchor of the highly popular Atlanta band "The Reasons". Once The Reasons split in 1996, Dave handled the bass duties on The Reasons' lead singer's (Rich Millett) releases.