An honors graduate from the Atlanta Institute of Music, David has eight published books with Hal Leonard, Cherry Lane, and Centerstream Publications.
A professional music instructor for two decades, David has taught hundreds of students across the U.S. – including classes for the National Guitar Workshop (NGW), Guitar Center Studios, School of Rock, and Ivy Tech College.
David has been featured in the pages of Premier Guitar, Guitar Player, Guitar World, and Guitar One magazines, and is a contributing writer for Guitar Player and Premier Guitar magazine.
In addition to his educational and teaching background, David has been a touring/performing musician for over half of his life, which began professionally at the age of 15.
David has shared the stage with an interesting array of bands and artists -from Cheap Trick, Quiet Riot, and Blue Oyster Cult, to the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Luke Bryan, Dierks Bentley, and more.
David’s taste and influence in music is wide-ranging and seemingly random, and he has specialized interests in rock, metal, blues, funk, jazz, classical, and acoustic music.
David has independently recorded, released, and distributed nine instrumental guitar albums, including his most recent release ‘Faded’ – a dark and melodic instrumental guitar album .
His other albums include themed-tributes to HP Lovecraft (Cosmic Mind), Edgar Allan Poe (The Raven), and the video game DOOM (Terrestrial Planet). David released an authorized themed-tribute to the late-great artist HR Giger (Biomechanik Musik) in 2014.
For more about David’s music visit his Soundcloud profile where you can find all of his recorded and released music: www.soundcloud.com/david-brewster