Born 1965 and raised in Mission, Kansas David would relocate to Colorado after returning from Europe stationed in Germany with the United States Army. He would become friends with members of the group “Los Ruiz” a mexican norteno band. Traveling with the band doing technical and sound work he would expand his knowledge of latin music and of the Spanish language as well.
It was in 1998 David would join alliances with local musician Kurt Linn and combined a mixture of country with classic rock. He would play rhythm guitar along with bass guitar helping in the development of the “Kurt Linn Project”. After which he joined forces with friend Gene Vigil together forging a dynamic blend of instruments, musical styles, comedy (influenced by the style of the Smothers Brothers), and a variety of music as the duo known as “Free Shot”. Between Free Shot and other International Entertainment
Engagements he performs an average of 330 shows per year.
Currently performing as Jess Wingenette David along with his solo performances has incorporated Tami Poortman female vocalist as well as a duo with Seth Taylor bringing a whole new energy and diversity into the mix blending styles of the oldies with progressive rock.
In 2010 David began hosting a radio show on 1150AM La Onda named Los Cantantes
Which originally began as a salsa program had manifested itself into a program where
local artists could bring their music to the public. It is an ever changing venue
determined by callers and artists that are invited into the studio.
David is a highly versatile, creative guitarist and an energetic entertainer. Through all of his different musical influences David has the ability to bring a broad range of styles and genre to his performance.