David was our founding drummer/percussionist in Tanninzie’s re-
As a talented drummer with a very individual style, and with pronounced leanings towards lunacy in his personality, comparisons with another drummer with similar traits were frequent – and not entirely unjustified.
But never blasé or careless in his contributions to the band’s sound, David’s approach was always expressive and intuitive – he had a rare capacity to find a particularly interesting angle to bring to the percussion line in a song or tune, and to embellish the whole treatment as a result.
His other life (the full-
Still regularly in contact with us, David is something of an arms-
We always look forward to his trips back to the U.K., though, and to some inspired ‘bashing of the skins’ from him at a rehearsal!
Tragically, David died at just 56. RIP.
|May You Never|
|One More Day|
|Down Where The Drunkards Roll|
|The Hiring Fair|
|The Poor Ditching Boy|
|Too Close To The Wind|
|Wall Of Death|
|Then and Know|