Boston, born and bred in Napier, NZ started playing guitar at age
10, and has been playing professionally for over 30 years.
Despite rarely performing outside Hawkes Bay, New Zealand, he has
still managed to have played with Billy Gibbons, Nathan Haines,
Debbie Harwood, Jackie Clark, Tom Shasplin, and various other "out
was awarded a QSM (Queen's Service Medal) in 2009 for services to
calls himself "Jack of all trades, master of none" and plays
Classical, Jazz, Blues, Rock, Flamenco, and Contemporary styles of
main influences are: Bireli Lagrene, Paco De Lucia, Robben Ford,
Steve Lukather, George Benson, Jimi Hendrix, Mike Stern and Django
Daves solo repertoire
consists of Classical and Flamenco standards (Asturias, Soleares,
Recuerdos de la Alhambra etc) plus many original arrangements of
tunes like Let It Be, Hey Jude, Higher Ground, Ticket To Ride, Once
Were Warriors Theme, Country Calendar Theme. And country standards
like Freight Train, Fishing Blues, Blowin' in the Wind plus jazz
standards like Satin Doll, Ain't Misbehavin' etc.
Dave is well known for
creating excellent solo guitar arrangements for specific events like
weddings, conferences, art exhibitions etc.