David Flores


Began his musical journey at the age of 3, growing up in a family steeped in music. Developed a 25+ year career as an educator, performer and tireless student of his instrument. Performance and studio career include tours, gigs, and recordings with Donna Summer, Lauryn Hill, Paquito De Rivera, Zakir Hussain, Chester “CT” Thompson, Larry Rosenthal, Margret Cho, Jerry Gonzales,  Larry Harlow, Steve Turre, Charlie Musselwhite, Barbra Dane, Armando Peraza, Orestes Vilato, Pete Escovedo, Bobbi Céspedes, Ellen Toscano, Greg Landau,  Mary Wilson, Rebecca Mauleón, Santana, Mickey Hart, Melvin Seals, Marc Bamuthi-Joseph, Ska Cubano, Velvet Knights Drum and Bugle Corps, and The Oakland Symphony.