David Blacker

David Blacker is a freelance composer, producer, and guitar instructor, based in Melbourne Beach, FL & NYC. His work has been featured on numerous albums, television commercials, and radio spots. His production company Blacker Music Productions produces original artists, albums, and commercial music. David is also co-founder of AirGigs.com, a new website and marketplace for online session musicians and recording engineers.

David's guitar playing and approach to music is deeply influenced by different styles of American Roots music, and the blues in particular. As a guitarist he is mostly self-taught, learning by ear, and following the roots of popular music backward to greats like Howling Wolf, Muddy Waters, Django Reinhardt, Charlie Parker and T-Bone Walker. He has also studied with one of Ornette Coleman's "Prime Time" guitarists, Chris Rosenberg. These days David is writing and performing with the bands The BlackTails & Son of Strays.