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.
David is currently working on Billy Joel's entire sheet music catalog. An Innocent Man is the most recent songbook that has been released in the collection. Piano Man, Turnstiles and The Stranger are also available and all of these books can be ordered on this website. The next book to be released will be Storm Front. Click here for Keyboard Magazine's review of the Piano Man songbook.
David performed live at NAMM in January, 2015 at the Ilio booth demonstrating Ivory II. His solo piano performances included several classical pieces along with some Billy Joel piano pieces. Click here for video highlights of this performance.
David is the musical director for Ethan Bortnick's new PBS television special, "Ethan Presents: A Celebration of America." The show is a collection of intimate live performances where Ethan pays homage to the men, women and families of the U.S. Armed Forces. The special first aired in May, 2015 on PBS stations nationwide.
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.
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.