|Associated acts||National Youth Jazz Orchestra|
David started playing piano at 7 and transferred to trombone at 10. He graduated from Leeds College of Music with a 1st Class degree and then moved to Trinity College of Music, where he achieved a Post Graduate Diploma. While David finished his education, he toured America, Canada, Denmark and France with the Nottingham Youth Orchestra. He later became a member of the National Youth Jazz Orchestra, as well as Opus One.