David Young is a dynamic trumpet player, bandleader, entertainer and music producer who brings two decades of experience in entertainment, media sales, advertising and event planning. He curates musical ensembles for ornate weddings, sophisticated corporate events and high-end parties. He also composes and arranges original music for film companies, advertising agencies and other musicians.
David can deliver on every musical note, whether you need a high-energy dance band for a wedding, a world music ensemble to spice up your party, or a custom tailored musical experience to wow your guests. Whatever musical idea you have, David can bring it to life.
The David Young Band
"David, I just wanted to say that it was an absolute pleasure working with you...the evening went perfectly and the dance floor was never empty. It’s always great to work with a talented musician and bandleader such as yourself – I’m looking forward to working on our next event together!”
— Wedding Planner
David Young Band performs for special events, festivals and clubs. With a playlist that spans every genre and mood, David Young Band consistently delivers high energy dance parties. Visit the David Young Band homepage for more information, playlist and availability.
“David, from the moment we met with you, we were so confident that you would make our wedding so special and so fun. Also, thank you for being so professional and easy to work with.”
— Bride & Groom
David has served as bandleader and emcee for hundreds of weddings across the U.S. Having led groups as diverse as big bands, 21-piece dance orchestras and intimate ensembles, David is an authority on how to integrate musical entertainment into any wedding from ceremony to sendoff.
David Young presents wedding ceremony ensembles, cocktail music and dinner entertainment for weddings. When you hire David you work directly with him to customize your wedding playlist and entertainment. He takes a uniquely individualized approach by working closely with the bride and groom or wedding planner to tailor music to fit even the most complex wedding itineraries. On the day of, he helps ensure the wedding itinerary is executed flawlessly, while also emceeing throughout the night, introducing the bridal party, facilitating wedding toasts and leading a packed dance floor into the morning hours.
David Young presents Red Young and His Hot Horns! This group made its debut in Austin, Texas in the spring of 2016 and has since been seen performing on stages at clubs and festivals.
RED YOUNG AND HIS HOT HORNS is Austin’s newest blues, soul & jazz supergroup, bringing new life to the music of Ray Charles, Count Basie, Percy Mayfield, Joe Williams and Jimmy Witherspoon with a high octane five piece horn section.
Featuring an all-star rhythm section (Red Young - Vocals & Hammond B3 Organ, Brannen Temple - drums, Nick Clark - acoustic bass), and backed by a blazing horn section (Mike Malone - tenor saxophone, Bennett Wood - alto saxophone, Daniel Robinson - alto saxophone, Steve Butts and David Young - trumpets), RED YOUNG AND HIS HOT HORNS has made enough noise to earn itself a residency at the world famous Antone’s Nightclub on Thursday nights.
Visit Soundcloud to hear David's original music, including his critically acclaimed Appassionata -- a lilting jazz record -- and Silverback, a jazz, pop, and funk tour de force with soulful lyrics, soaring melodies, driving bass and retro vibes.
"A great deal of Young's appeal has to do with the music he writes. Having studied jazz and classical forms at NU, as well as rap and pop music on his own time, Young has learned to pen compositions that embrace a broad range of musical languages. Thus his tunes prove at once intellectual yet accessible, sophisticated yet danceable."
David Young composes and arranges music for use in a number of mediums from web to film. Recently Young was brought on by motivational speaker Rod Hairston, (CEO, Envision-U) to produce an album to serve as the soundtrack for his highly popular workshops. He composes scores for musicals, writes songs for commercials, and organizes and executes all sorts of recording projects.
David Young creates music for film, including trailers and soundtracks. Click here to view the trailer for Sexed (Haley Joel Osment, Rhetta, dir. Isaac Feder), music by David Young.
"I worked closely with David at iHeart Media in Chicago. Equally as gifted in music as he is in sales and customer service, his background in music performance and sales speak to David Young Presents' ability to effectively meet advertisers' needs for music content in campaigns across all media outlets."
- Matt Scarano, President, iHeartMedia Markets Group
David Young produces music for commercials and advertising. Click here to view music for the 2017 Ford SUV national campaign for which David helped compose and arrange marching band music for brass band.