A native of the east coast, Dave McLaurin was raised in Washington, D.C. where he attended Mckinley Technical High School under the tutelage of Band Director Peter D Ford. The music program at Mckinley along with the DC Youth Orchestra Program were vital to Dave’s musical development. While attending McKinley Dave played with several local bands but spent most of his time with the band Soul Formula.
Dave McLaurin achieved his Bachelor of Science in Music Education at Norfolk State University. His deep study and understanding of music/composition, quickly made him a well known, “top shelf” player in the country.
From Jazz, to Soul, to unbelievable Rock & Roll Sax, Dave brings power and honesty to every performance. He has been welcomed into the most elite circles, working with some of the biggest names in music and show business.
“Gives an audience everything…. Leaves it all on stage.”
“An unforgettable live musical experience” ~ Casteel Productions, LV.
Dave McLaurin currently tours the country in the acclaimed National Touring Act, “Bruce In The USA.” (Theaters, Performing Art Centers, large clubs..)
In The Past Dave has worked with such artist as Slash, The Temptations, The Four Tops, Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, Otis Day & The Nights, Bonnie Raitt, Etta James and many more…