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David Winans II

David Winans II

David Winans II, is a composer,performer with a very wide spectrum of musical influences.The elder of the Grammy winning,gospel family, ' The Winans' , Marvin Winans, Daniel Winans, BeBe & CeCe Winans, Michael Winans etc. David 's roots earlier on were in Gospel,and Classical music. At an early age , David began his musical journey playing guitar, flute, violin, and viola in high school and college. While also playing bass and singing with his next three siblings, Ronald, Carvin, and Marvin, as The Winanaires, a gospel quartet, which into 'The Winans'. Performing at various churches across the United States. After a few years, David went on to Los Angeles with a progressive rock band called 'Damon Wisp' .That eventually turned into a very sucessfull collaboration with Clarence"Veech" Malone, Michael Anderson, David Lamb, and Rick Murphy, called 'Xairia'. After a family tour in 2001, David had fell victim to a hypertension stroke. He returned to bass, and started the band known now as David Winans' "pi".The root members of this band was David Winans II, bass, keyboards, vocals,: Greg Nelson, seven string guitar, vocals: and Darrin Wardlaw,drums.Like all other eclectic bands,this band has had it's share of journeymen through the years.The alumni includes, Gabe Gonzales: drums (Enemy Squad, P-Funk), Mike Smith: guitar, (The Electric Glove,770), Freddie August: keyboards, sax, Mike Livy: drums,guitar.(The Eleventh Hour.Three albums are soon to be released."3.14" the maiden voyage,"Songs from the X-Files" which consisits of songs from the Xairia years, and the work in progress right now, ' Psalms ' a concept cd.