Dave is married with three daughters. Studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London College of Music and the Open University.
A varied musical career playing trombone and keyboards in such acts including The Four Tops, The Temptations, English National Opera, London Sinfonietta, Bad Manners, Martha Reeves, Edwin Starr, NYJO, Locke Brass Consort, Loose Tubes, Laurel Aitken, Neville Staple, The Skatalites and The Alarm.
In his spare time Dave plays golf, does the housework and studies classical History!!