Founder of Aton in 2003, Willingham is an accomplished musician, composer and producer. Growing up in the Dallas area he began playing the trumpet as a Senior in High school. Currently heading up The David Willingham Project and managing Third EyeLand Productions, Willingham has played with numerous artists and bands; Yerba from 1998 to 2001, Page 43 with Jason Davis from 2001 to 2003, Erykah Badu's "Jam Session" featuring Comon and Talib Kweli, for the Dallas Can Benefit Concert Bronco Bowl 2001, "Stan Kazz" funk and jazz band, 4th trumpet chair in the Dallas Jazz Orchestra 2002-03, Future Soul Sound Clash 2003-present, Cas Haley, Wood Belly and Played in the horn section live at Granada Theater Dallas with Emily King and Dwele. In the recording studio, Willingham has worked with Spoon Fed Tribe's in the release of We Are Part Of The Problem, 2003; additionally, in January, 2008, Willingham and his Third EyeLand Production Company released Aton's debut CD, Reunify. The CD, mastered at Tuff Gong studios, includes 10 tracks of reggae/jazz influenced music. June 2009-David recorded a duet with legendary reggae singer, Luciano and is Releasing Mama His latest Ep with an allstar packed Musician roster of reggaes and soul Master Musicians and innovators... an innovator himself, David reunites Benard Wright with Sly Dumbar fron the Album Silent Assassins and Chinna Smith with Hoursemouth wallace of the Abyssinians and Rockers Fame to create his Dream Studio One recording Session. released in November 2010, Mama, the title track of Willingham's First Solo release, Was covered By Cas Haley on the 2010 California Tour with The EasyStar AllStars and was well Received..in 2011 David continues to tour with several musical acts such as Cas Haley at Hangout Fest and Electric Forest and with 3 Bands, Spoonfed Tribe, Ugly Lion and Holding space at Wakarusa David is currently Collaborating and Playing with many local musicians and producers to bring the Inna Da Yard vibe of , On the fly, one take, creative experience David Witnessed during his stay in Kingston Jamaica at Chinna's Inna da Yard Studios... Davids Current Band includes an allstar line up of talented Musicians Brandon Morris and Ryan Eldrige of Cas Haley, Mike Clowes and Jacob Appelt, Called the David Willingham Project. David is Excited to Annouce that Mama will be Performed By Cas Haley on Cas Haley's New Record in Spring 2013.