David is a Grammy and Emmy nominated songwriter, composer, educator, arranger,
orchestrator, producer and instrumentalist who has worked in all areas of music, including
records, film, advertising and television.
David's songs have been performed by Whitney Houston , Barbra Streisand, Ariana Grande,
Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Hudson, Usher, Dolly Parton, Dusty Springfield, Eddie Murphy, the
Four Tops, Cher, Lynn Anderson, Julio Iglesias Jr. and many others, and appear on the Greatest
Hits collections of Whitney Houston, Barbra Streisand, and Dolly Parton. David has also
worked as a producer, arranger and guitarist with many icons of the music business, including
Rod Stewart, Bette Midler, Whitney Houston, Elton John, Peter Criss, Jimmy Cliff. Johnny Cash,
Harry Nilsson, The Temptations, Aretha Franklin, Judy Collins, Brenda Russel, Don Covay, The
Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section, Dr. John and many others.
David has written and produced music for thousands of Television and Radio commercials for
virtually every major advertiser and has won 2 Clios for his work. His scores have appeared in
numerous documentaries, television shows, and independent films.
David teaches Undergraduate and Graduate Songwriting at the Steinhardt School of New York
University and is a founding member of the Council of Music Creators and Musicanswers,
advocacy groups for composers, songwriters, performers, producers, and engineers.
David lives in New York and has studios in New York City and Bridgehampton, Long Island.