When Dave Kurtz acquired his degree at Fullerton College, he joined the Sam Morrison Band, and after over 7 years on the road, he developed a love of and proficiency for:
He has played several festivals, casinos & fairs, including:
- The House of Blues
- Mandalay Bay
- Galaxy Theater
- South Coast Plaza
- Queen Mary - Long Beach
- The VooDoo Lounge
- The Orange County Fair
Dave Kurtz plays lead guitar in the Sam Morrison band who has over 750,000 downloads on iTunes as well as over 15 million streams on Spotify. They tour locally and also across the U.S.A.
After 9 years of tutoring private students and teaching at Yamaha, Dave’s devotion to his craft was acknowledged when the City of Yorba Linda gave him the “Best Guitar Teacher of 2014”
In addition to solo performances, Dave has recorded for famed producer Michael Vail Blum who has recorded artists such as Madonna and Pink Floyd. The music from the recording was written and published through Hal Leonard. Dave is also the lead guitarist in the popular So Cal band, The Good Foot. They regularly play the best of Orange County's fine restaurants, venues, club/bars and casinos.