Originally from Murray, Nebraska, David grew up surrounded by the musical influence of his parents. He began playing bass over 50 years ago. David is accomplished playing folk, rhythm and blues, blues, country and bluegrass music. He is a current member of The McGovern String Band. He also performed with The New Hokum Boys with Dr. John Walker, The Resonators, The Bottle Tops, The Bluegrass Crusade, Homecookin’ and many other groups.
David was inducted into the Nebraska Performing Arts Hall of Fame in 2021, alongside band mates Dr. John Walker and Peter Blakeslee. He was one of the first musicians to perform on the stage at the World Famous Zoo Bar.