Joining Dave on his Thank You Song: “Fire Color” are longtime friends and session aces Steve Brewster (drums), Mark Hill (bass), and Jason Webb (keys).
Dave Cleveland is a first call session player in Nashville. He has played on a multitude of Grammy and Dove award winning projects including Steven Curtis Chapman and The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir. Over his 26 years in Nashville, he has played on over 30,000 songs for artists like Miley Cyrus, Little Big Town, Stephen Stills,Russ Taff and many more. His Movie credits include, The Apostle, Jimmy Neutron, and Courageous. He is a member of the Sam’s Place house band at the Ryman which is hosted by Steven Curtis Chapman. On that stage, he has had the privilege of performing with Ronnie Milsap, Ray Stevens, Hillary Scott, Chris Tomlin, Amy Grant and many more. Just recently he was honored to play at 2 of the Presidential events for Donald Trump: The Liberty Ball and the Candlelight Dinner. Dave was also invited to play at the WhiteHouse for President George Bush by Michael Omaritan during President Bush’s administration.
In a constant pursuit of creativity, Dave has amassed quite a library of songs that are used consistently on TV shows, commercials and Movies world wide. With over 1500 original compositions in rotation, he is constantly heard on shows like 20/20, The Chew, Undecover Boss and many more including the 2017 Pepsi Lemon Lemon commercial.
But, above all this, Dave is a follower of Jesus Christ and a dedicated father of 4 ( Olivia, Jake, Catherine and Joshua) and husband to his amazing wife, Tammy, of 30 years. In the next few months, Dave will begin a subscription based website that will teach guitarists how to play from a “real world” perspective, drawing on his 30 plus years of playing and living the life of a musician.