David is trombonist for The Speakeasy playing a 1920 Holton ‘Revelation’. A native of Portland, Oregon, David participated extensively in theater performing in many productions of the Portland Civic Theater and the Musical Company. 15 years aboard cruise ships was to follow, traveling to every continent playing and singing in the show bands of Norwegian Cruise Lines and Princess Cruises. During that time he played for a national tour of a Nashville-based musical revue and was featured on several recordings with Owls Nest Productions. David arrived in the Bay Area in 2013 and has become active in the music scene playing a wide range of styles with ensembles including Vintage Jukebox, The Morchestra, Kool Katz, Lost Dog Found, Brass Band Mission, SOFA Brass/Jazz, Rumbalu, and his own group, Moonglow. Mr. Otey received a BA in Trombone Performance from the University of Arizona.