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My name is David Witham and I am a musician. A pianist primarily, but I also use synthesizers, samplers, and various other noisemakers in my music. I studied piano with Jaki Byard at the New England Conservatory of Music, and Alan Broadbent in Los Angeles. I have current writing and performing associations with saxophonist Ernie Watts, bassist / composer Jay Anderson, the Jeff Gauthier Goatette, and percussionist Luis Conte. I've been Musical Director for George Benson since 1990, and have served as a producer for Tom Scott and Grover Washington. Recording and performance credits include Lee Ritenour, Patti Austin, k.d. lang, Missiles of October, Chaka Khan,Jose Feliciano, Eddie Harris, Bluezeum, Charles McPherson, Joao Bosco, Larry Carlton, Maxi Priest, Chick Corea, Michael and Randy Brecker. Since 1999 I've been producing a television show centered around music and performers called "Portable Universe" for Long Beach Community Television. The show airs every Friday at 830 p.m. on Channels 65 / 95 / 69 in Long Beach and Signal Hill and features artists from around the world. Visit the Portable Universe website @ www.portableuniverse.tv to see clips and full episodes of the show online.