As a professional trumpet player and teacher, Dave has a wealth of experience in modern session player (recordings/tours), small ensemble, orchestral and big band playing. Dave is a skilled teacher and brings all this knowledge to each of his students, keeping them focussed and engaged. He has worked and toured with Paul Weller, Stone Foundation, Nine Below Zero, Dr Robert and Jesse Malin; as well as all over the world on various theatre tours including Celebrating Sinatra 100 Years international tour, Elvis world tour, Hello Dolly, Singing in the Rain, Ratpack, Glenn Miller Story UK tours and BBC Music festival at sea. Dave has played on numerous occasions with the Syd Lawrence Orchestra and London Jazz Orchestra which has given him invaluable experience in ensemble and big band playing. Regular club and festival appearances include, Ronnie Scott’s, Pizza Express, Jazz Cafe London, Blue Note (Tokyo), 100 Club, Union Chapel, Glastonbury festival, to name a few.