Dave grew up in New York City the son of a noted gifted composer arranger producer Sammy “Forever” Fields. From the time Dave was young he grew up in his father’s recording studio being exposed to the best NYC studio musicians of the time and artists such as the likes of Sammy Kahn, Rupert Holmes and Stevie Wonder. Growing up in NYC exposed Dave to a “melting pot” of different music and instruments, piano being Dave’s first instrument and blues being the core of everything that he was passionate about.
Dave’s list of recording session and record dates are an impressive list including works with Ahmed Ertegen, Aretha Franklin and The Family Stand. He has done shows with Lucky Peterson, Joe Louis Walker and Hubert Sumlin as well as jazz names as Dave Valentin, Alex Foster and Delmar Brown to name just a few. British blues legend John Mayall recorded Dave’s song “Train To My Heart” on his CD TOUGH.
Dave’s awards include Big City Blues Magazines 2012 “All You Need Is Love” HAPPY TO HAVE THE BLUES Lifetime Achievement award, the 2006 IBC Best Self Produced CD (Roxy Perry BACK IN BLUESVILLE), The Legendary Blues Cruise Mojo Boogie Award 2009-2010 and his latest CD “UNLEASHED” is enjoying much success debuting the Blues Rock Charts at #9.