Producer/Guitarist Dave Wood is currently working with vocalist Andra Day as her music director. Recently arranging music for Pixar’s Cars 3, commercials for Hyatt, auto maker Genesis and composing music for Paramount’s Ben Hur. Recently finished up promoting Diane Warren’s ‘Stand Up for Something’ featuring Common.
In the past he has appeared with Dua Lipa, Jessie J, Sabrina Carpenter, Jesse McCartney, Jonathan Butler, David Archuleta, Marie’ Digby, Lil Wayne, Ludacris, Richie Kotzen, Taylor Hicks, Gladys Knight, and Hilary Duff. Appearances on The Tonight Show, MTV Video Music Awards, Ellen, Dancing with the Stars, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Today Show, Dick Clark's New Years Rockin Eve and more.
2009 to 2015 he performed at Sayers Club, Hollywood with Prince, Stevie Wonder, Macy Gray, Gavin Degraw and many others.
2020 Dave opened the Sherman Oaks Sound Company with partner Caleb Morris catering to production, writing and mixing. Custom built studio with state of the art acoustics designed for live drums, vocals and string ensembles.
Dave and producer Mike Bennett aka ‘The Structure’ have been collaborating since 2008 as a full service production team with credits with hundreds of national/international placements of their original and custom music. TV credits include NBC, ABC, Discovery Channel, TLC, VH1, Spike TV and more.
A Berklee College of Music graduate, Dave spent seven years in New York City honing his craft with various artists like Norah Jones. In 2003 he formed Music Evolutions Inc to house music studio & publishing, began composing original compositions for Paramount TV (Montel Williams Show). In 2004 he was featured in Electronic Musician Magazine for his home recording techniques. Dave later penned his first instructional book ‘The Secret Guitar Method’ for aspiring guitarists everywhere.
Dave currently endorses Fender Guitars, Taylor Guitars, LSL Guitars, Ronin Guitars, Vovox cables and GHS Strings.