Biography

Guitarist Dave Preston has played with: Justin Timberlake, Matt Morris, Charlie Sexton, Kelly Clarkson, Ingrid Michaelson, Emerson Hart, Keaton Simons, Tony Lucca, One Eskimo, Trace Bundy, Tab Benoit, Gregory Alan Isakov. He has played on The Late Show with David Letterman, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, CBS Morning Show, Lopez Tonight, as well as a live performance/recording on “HOPE FOR HAITI NOW” with Justin Timberlake and Matt Morris. He has also been recognized internationally for his ambient guitar work through radio and other media outlets.              

 

Preston’s first ambient music release, “BE” gained national radio play through NPR and international radio syndication through Radio Despi (Spain) and Echoes (USA), “BE” debuted in September 2008 at 91 on the New Age Reporter Charts. The following month, after continued heavy rotation on an increasing amount of radio stations and syndicated shows, “BE” shot up the charts to 66.  In 2010, Preston’s second full length ambient record “Soundtrack For Motion” was released and debuted on the Zone Reporter Top 100 at #64 in September after being critically acclaimed.  Preston's music has been used in multiple Indie feature films and trailers.      

Preston's experience reaches beyond the stage.  For over a decade he has recorded, engineered, and produced a wide range of diverse musical styles. From Pop with Justin Timberlake to Christian Rock with Brad Corrigan, production of Indie folk to Country, and advertising cues and song creation for short films, Preston has enough experience to bring a fresh, catchy, undeniable sound to any project. 

Dave Preston's musical depth and capabilities are assets from both nature and the wide musical path he has traversed.  Memorable and yet distinguishable, original but familiar.  His creations remind the listener that music can, not only shock you with a momentary mood change, but that the right artist, song, and message can weave it’s way into the fabric of a person, a culture, and a generation to become a legacy.