Dave lives in Nanaimo, BC where he studied Jazz at Vancouver Island University. He is an active member of the local music scene performing a wide variety of music including jazz, rock, reggae and folk music to name a few. Some of the acts have included the Yellowpoint Christmas Spectacular, The Canadian tenors, and Allison Crowe. He teaches bass out of a couple local music stores. He enjoys sailing and birdwatching in his spare time.