Dave Simmons is an indie artist, who released his first solo record in March, 2006. It's titled 'Disengage' and consists of acoustic jazz/rock and alt-blues instrumental cuts. The 14 improvisational tracks feature instrumental guitar which spread out beyond typical stylistic boundaries while maintaining subtle roots in a given traditional music genre. The songs for 'Disengage' are a collection of his life experiences coupled with his fascination for day dreaming. The album takes you on a personal unrelenting journey through an emotional breakdown. Dave is influenced by the following artists; Stanley Jordan, Joe Satriani, Jeff Beck, Kevin Breits, Pat Metheny, Phil Keaggy, Edward Van Halen, Elmore James, Andy Summers, Robert Fripp, Tony Levin, The Sisters of Mercy, Bauhaus, The Pixies, Trent Reznor, Andre Lafosse and Michael Hedges.