Power of One
David Powers - 'The Power of One' Biography David Powers!the last name says it all. The 'Powers' of music are within him and with one listen you'll see what I mean! At the age of 5 David picked up his first guitar and it's been hard to get him to put it down since. Throughout his life David has worked in various cover and original bands playing everything from guitar to drums, piano and bass and has the uncanny ability to master any instrument of his choice, including more recently the most powerful instrument of all: the voice. Born and raised in the suburb of Westchester on the outskirts of NYC, David has been a participant in and supporter of the tri state area music scene for quite some time and has performed in over 500 gigs at some of the areas best venues. While floating in and out of various projects, David's dream has always been to have a solo career, in which he could solely express his musical ideas without having to compromise. Given this freedom David was able to create music more personal and in depth to his style. When the time felt right, David dove right in head first and embarked on a five year journey of perfectionism and musical manifestation the result of which is titled: 'The Power of One'. Paying strict attention to every detail from song writing to production (and doing every ounce of it all on his own) David has created a masterpiece that any musician would feel proud to call his/her own. The very essence of this album is David from the playing of every instrument, to the writing, engineering, and producing of every song. David's music takes cues from popular FM Rock out of the 70's, 80's and 90's to create an exciting, diverse sound all it's own. His influences include everything from Stevie Wonder to Steve Vai, Led Zeppelin to Creed. His live performances have all the ingredients of a true rock show: volume, passion, drama and charisma. A creative and captivating experience that pulls the audience in and doesn't let go. This first offering, 'The Power of One', is a power-rock/pop album that is strong on songs, performance, and production. It has a striking realness for emotional drive that will be both familiar and new to you. David has become well-known and highly respected for his melodic and articulate yet heavy guitar style. He makes playing the guitar look deceivingly easy with his smooth and effortless playing. His voice is unique and possesses a natural quality as he sings through gorgeous melodies and harmonies to create an expansive, colorful soundscape. If all that isn't enough, David is also the founder and owner of Starr Ridges Studios and MindRide Records both of which were designed to help further the efforts of creating and bringing to the masses 'The Future of Music...Today!.