Hometown: Hatboro, PA

Bands: Susan Piper Band (original music); Hotwire, Riff Raff, Dave Boyd Projects, Don't Tell Your Father (rock); Ivan Taub & The Overdrive Orchestra (corporate/wedding); Nothing Really House Band (Cable TV); Blues Alley (R&B). Currently in both Mixed Company and the Cellar Ratz.

Influences /Favorite Musicians: Deep Purple & Ritchie Blackmore, Queen, Jethro Tull, Wishbone Ash, Cat Stevens, James Taylor, Mountain, Glenn Miller Orchestra

Why Music? Dave had a lot of friends who were into music and started out on drums. When he realized he was 'rhythmically challenged' he switched to guitar. Dave has not had formal training - he plays by ear and is entirely self taught.

Favorite Songs in Cellar Bands: Jethro Tull's Aqualung, Bruce Springsteen's Rosalita

Hobbies/Interests: Indy Car & Formula 1 Racing, Philadelphia Eagles & Phillies, Travel &Reading, but only on the beach.