David Shelby

David Shelby

Picking up the trumpet in grade school led to a couple of twists along that fabled road to becoming a professional performer. Dave earned a degree in Jazz and Contemporary Media, singing tenor with the university Vocal Jazz Ensemble. He’s been on national tours as an ace trumpet slinger and his writing credits include arrangements commissioned for the dedication of national war monuments and work for the Pittsburgh Symphony. All that time he kept an eye on that two-lane blacktop leading to his love of country music.

Leaving touring life behind... more