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Moods: Instrumental Moods: Mood: Christmas Country: Progressive Country Easy Listening: Adult contemporary Jazz: Jazz-Pop

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United States - Texas

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David Alley

David became involved in the arts at a very young age. Starting with the trumpet in the fifth grade, he would compete and be awarded, first chair in the Texas All State Band his junior year in high school, followed by a six year stint as featured soloist with the SMU Mustang Band, a recording contract with Capitol Records as a vocalist, and a forty plus year career in the entertainment business. He has traveled in various production capacities with David Bowie, the Rolling Stones, Carpenters, and many other entertainers. He became involved in the lighting business for twenty of his forty years in the entertainment business, where he was Executive Vice President of International Operations for the renowned Emmy Award winning innovators of automated lighting technology, Vari-Lite, Inc. He is a member of the National Association of Recording Arts & Sciences, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, the Professional Photographers of America, and has a Masters Degree in Business from Southern Methodist University. Over the years, David has played with many artists, including Thunder, Gladys Knight, Stevie Wonder, Little Richard, the Vocal Majority, Nitzinger, LA Si Si, Dobie Gray, the Soul Society, and many others.

Discography
1962 Texas All State Band Record - Trumpet
1963 Texas All State Band Record - Cornet
1965 Mustang Jazz - SMU - Lead Trumpet
1967 Mustang Jazz - SMU - Lead Trumpet
1967 Soul Society "Knock On Wood" - Showco Records - Lead Trumpet
1967 Soul Society "I've Been Dream'in" - Showco Records - Piccolo Trumpet, Lead Trumpet, Background Vocals
1972 Thunder - Capitol Records - Lead Vocals all tracks
1973 Thunder - Capitol Records - Lead Vocals all tracks
1976 Nitzinger “Live Better Electrically” – 20th Century – Background vocals
1981 Woody James L.A. Si Si - LACC Recording - Trumpet, Flugelhorn
1985 Vocal Majiorty "White Christmas" - VM Productions - Vocalist in the Chorus
1990 Vocal Majority "I'll Be Seeing You" - VM Productions - Vocalist in the Chorus
1990 Mormon Tabernacle Choir & The Vocal Majority "Voices In Harmony" -Sony Classical - Vocalist
2014 David Alley “Gulf of Mexico” – iTunes Release – Lead Vocals
2017 Summer Rose “America My Home” for the play “Independence” – Producer
2018 David Alley and the “Brass Tacks” – Flugelhorn and Vocals, Producer

Awards
1959-1963 Various Performance Medals Texas State Competitions - Trumpet
1962 Texas All State Band – Trumpet
1963 Texas All State Band – Cornet
1985 Gold Medal – SPEBSQSA International Competition – Vocal Majority Chorus
1988 Gold Medal – SPEBSQSA International Competition – Vocal Majority Chorus
1991 Certificate “Outstanding Contribution” 43rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards
1990-1991 Certificate “Outstanding Engineering Development” Primetime Emmy Awards
1994 Certificate “Outstanding Engineering Development” Primetime Emmy Awards
2017 Bronze Medal – Professional Photographers of America “International Print Competition”
2017 Dallas Professional Photographers Association “Photographer of the Year”

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