About David West
The guitar style of Dave West is nothing short of musical alchemy! Dave's exuberant and unique fingerstylings and fiery licks give his guitars a voice all their own. Through superb sensitivity to colour and tone this musical prodigy has thrilled audiences the world over with his stunning virtuosity.
David West was born in Ecuador and raised in Canada.This Ecuadorian multi-string and vocal prodigy has thrilled audiences the world over with his stunning virtuosity on the fretless nylon and steel string guitars,Tumak harp-guitar and their use in contemporary arrangements with northern and southern Quichua,Shuar and Tsachila nations as well as coastal and andean Afro-Ecuadorian music .Current projects include the musical "Ayawaska",2011 CD "Choclo y la Orgia Cosmica and his ethno-blues configuration.