Dave Elitch is a Los Angeles-based musician and educator. He first gained notoriety touring with the American progressive rock band The Mars Volta in 2009-2010. Since then he has lent his unique skillset to a diverse array of musical talent including Miley Cyrus, Justin Timberlake, M83, The 1975, Juliette Lewis, Big Black Delta, and many others. An established LA session player, he has performed on various records, syncs, and film scores for major motion pictures including “Trolls" and “Logan."
In addition to his role as a performer, he also conducts masterclass lectures worldwide and maintains a private teaching practice in Los Angeles. He personal philosophy emphasizes technique and body mechanics and his unique instructional methods have helped many of the industry's top players and educators expand their vocabulary, overcome physical and mental barriers
and realize their fullest potential.