David Blacker is a guitarist, songwriter, music producer and educator. His playing and compositions have been featured on numerous original albums, national television commercials, TV series theme songs, and radio spots. As a guitarist, David has accompanied award winning vocalists and top session musicians on recordings distributed independently and through Rounder Records. He is also co-founder of www.AirGigs.com, a global marketplace for hiring 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 Django Reinhardt, Robert Johnson, Charlie Parker, T-Bone Walker, Muddy Waters, Duke Robillard, Hollywood Fats and many more. These days David spends his time writing for TV, Film & Radio projects, producing his own original projects, teaching and performing.