Dave was originally from Ft. Sill, Oklahoma, but grew up in a small town in SW Pennsylvania. He moved to the Cleveland area when he was young and at age 19 headed to Southern California. He traveled throughout the West where he came to love the Pedal Steel sound listening to groups like New Riders of the Purple Sage, Flying Burrito Brothers and classics like Johnny Paycheck, Waylon Jennings, and the Texas Swing sound. Musical influences range from Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin to Dwight Yoakum. Instruments: Pedal Steel Guitar, Banjo and Guitar.