David BlackerDavid Blacker is a freelance composer, producer, and guitar instructor, based in New York City. His work has been featured on numerous albums, television commercials, and radio spots. His production company, is located in New York City's Soho District, and is part recording studio and part sound lab. There along with a close network of top notch players, composers, engineers and producers, David and company are continually producing original artists, albums, and commercial music.
David's guitar playing and approach to music is deeply influenced by different styles of American Roots of 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 teaches guitar out of his studio and tours with The BlackTails.