Known most recently for touring with the Kim Mitchell Band and Nelly Furtado, Dave currently resides in Toronto where he teaches and maintains a constant performance schedule locally.
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, The Kings, Rik Emmett and most recently, Grammy award-winning pop star: Nelly Furtado.
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.
He has also appeared in articles in Sticks, Drums (Cover Story), Modern Drummer and DRUM! 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.