NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

David is currently on tour with Billy Joel as his musical director and keyboardist. The tour will include monthly performances at iconic Madison Square Garden for as long as there is demand. Click here for a list of upcoming shows. Setlists will be posted as soon as possible after each show.

Keyboard Magazine's October issue has a feature interview on David's innovative new keyboard rig which he designed and programmed and is using on the current Billy Joel tour. The article also includes a series of five videos in which David provides a detailed tour of the rig, both on and under the stage, and how it works. In addition, Keyboard Magazine's website published a supplementary interview where David talks about working with Billy Joel, Broadway musicals, and advice about music education and training for aspiring keyboard players.

At Billy Joel's request, David created string quartet arrangements of some of Billy's songs which were performed at Madison Square Garden on March 21st and April 18th during "unplugged" segments of the shows.


12-year-old Ethan Bortnick has an exciting new TV concert, "The Power of Music," which is currently airing on PBS. As Ethan's musical director, David put together a 46 piece orchestra and a 4 piece band, along with 120 member Kids Choir and 3 background vocalists. Click here for a preview.

David is currently working on Billy Joel's entire sheet music catalog. Turnstiles is the most recent songbook that has been released in the collection. Piano Man and The Stranger are also available and all these books can be ordered on this website. Click here for Keyboard Magazine's review of the Piano Man songbook.


David played keyboards on Steve Vai's new album, "The Story of Light." The session reunited the former bandmates and was done via Skype with Steve in his L.A. studio and David in his New Jersey studio. David also made a guest appearance with Steve at his New Brunswick, NJ show.


Muse Research interviewed David about programming Receptors on the Bruce Springsteen Wrecking Ball tour and other large scale programming projects.  Click here to read the interview which is posted on Muse Research's website.

Keyboard Magazine interviewed David about his work on Bruce Springsteen's Wrecking Ball tour. Please click here to view the video interview.

Happy the Man's latest CD, "The Muse Awakens," has received rave reviews internationally.

 

Red Dawn's critically acclaimed CD Never Say Surrender, is available on this website via PayPal. Click here to order the CD.


Be sure to check the news section to learn more about what David's doing now and the sound clips section to listen to some of his best keyboard solos.