David Otey is an all-around freelance trombonist comfortable in a wide variety of musical settings. A nativeof Portland, Oregon, David played for several years with the Portland Civic Theaters and The Musical Company.
While pursuing his Bachelors in Trombone Performance in Tucson, Arizona, David subbed with the Tucson Symphony and was a member of the Tucson Jazz Orchestra.
For 15 years, David “globe-floated” performing in the show bands aboard the ships of NCL and Princess Cruises. During that time he participated in a national tour of a Nashville-based musical revue.
Since arriving in the Bay Area, David is active with Son 7, Vintage Jukebox, Morchestra, Bay Area Classical Harmonies, and his own group, Moonglow..
As an educator, David focuses on enjoyment as his students learn the basics of brass playing, relaxed technique, production of a beautiful tone, and overall musicality.
Phone: (650) 257-7611