Born in Miami Fl, raised in Ventura,Calif and has lived in NYC for many years. His credits include 20 highly critically acclaimed albums under his own name. Including his recent: Graylen Epicenter (feat: Gretchen Parlato, Ambrose Akinmusire, Brian Blade, Wayne Krantz, Chris Potter,et al..) and Barefooted Town, both of which have been on many “Top 10” lists of 2013. His newly released record “Lifted Land” is a quartet record that features Craig Taborn, Eivind Opsvik and Tyshawn Sorey. His upcoming records will include an album of songs with Louis and Genevieve, and a String Orchestra recording. He has won Downbeat’s “Critics” Poll three times including last year. And is one of the top vote getters in the Readers Poll each year. He has also recorded on more than 200 recordings as a sideman, including the latest by Wayne Krantz and the new Antonio Sanchez recording. David is also very active as a producer, recently producing Donny McCaslin’s “Casting For Gravity” on Greenleaf Records.