For other people named David Keith see David Keith (disambiguation).
|David M. Keith|
|Born||October 18, 1973|
Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.
|Genres||Rock, pop, indie pop|
|Rainbow, Blackmore's Night, Mission Zero|
David Keith was born in Hartford, Connecticut. He began playing drums at age four, and went on to play with the Concert Jazz Band at William H. Hall High School in West Hartford, Connecticut. In 1996 he joined the popular progressive rock band Mighty Purple and toured with them throughout the United States. In 2000 he joined the rhythm and blues, and swing band Eight to the Bar, touring the US and Europe through 2006. In 2010 he created Mission Zero with his sister Chenot Keith (born Megan Keith). In 2012 he joined Blackmore's Night, led by guitarist Ritchie Blackmore (Deep Purple; Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow). In 2015, Ritchie Blackmore re-formed Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow selecting David to play drums.
David enjoys playing various styles of music, including, but not limited to pop, rock, swing, R&B, soul, electronica, funk, industrial, and medieval folk rock.
Drumming influences include John Bonham, Neil Peart, Cozy Powell, Steve Gadd, Buddy Rich, Peter Erskine, Bernard Purdie, Stewart Copeland, Gene Krupa, Billy Cobham, as well as traditional African, Afro-Cuban, and American tribal drumming.
Boyan & Boyer feat. Mission Zero - Dj SS & Influx UK presents: DEEPSOUND VOL.2 / Formation Records, "Be Right Here" (2015)
.dbk. - .dbk. (2012)
My Brightest Diamond - Tear It Down (2007)