Curriculum Vitae

David Fowler
615-977-2277 (Cell)
dave@davefowler.com

Professional Summary:

Seasoned bass guitar player, bass guitar instructor, bandleader, musical director, tour manager and artist manager with thirty years experience in the Nashville music industry.

Skills:

  • Experienced bass guitar player and instructor
  • Experienced in artist management
  • Experienced musical director
  • Experienced tour manager
  • Versatile
  • Outgoing and friendly
  • Original songwriter
  • Extensive performance background
  • Flexible
  • Dedicated
  • Great communicator

Work History:

Manager / President, March 2010 to Present
Nashville Artist Management – Nashville, TN

  • Current tour manager for Dr. John.
  • Managed career of country artist Collin Raye.
  • Currently managing up and coming artist, Imaj.
  • Helped increase Collin Raye’s touring income by forty percent in 2012.
  • Developed and cultivated relationship with Coca-Cola for in-store appearances with Collin Raye.
  • Managed day-to-day duties of Collin Raye’s career, including, but not limited to, coordinating television and radio interviews, handling public relations and assisting booking agent with finding work.

Tour Manager / Band Coordinator, November 2005 to January 2009
Dolly Parton – Nashville, TN

  • Tour managed band and crew on world-wide tours for country music icon Dolly Parton.

Bassist and Independent Record Producer, March 2005 to October 2005
Self Employed – Nashville, TN

  • Composed, arranged and recorded original songs.
  • Served as studio bassist for artists John Michael Montgomery, Chely Wright, Lorrie Morgan, Cinderella, Barbara Mandrell Tribute and Bill Szymczyk.
  • Produced records for various country artists.

Bassist, January 1999 to March 2005
Tracy Lawrence – Nashville, TN

  • Played bass guitar for country music star Tracy Lawrence.
  • Played bass guitar for Rockin’ Roadhouse tour for country artists Joe Diffie, Mark Chesnutt and Tracy Lawrence.

Bassist and Independent Record Producer, July 1997 to January 1999
Uncle Sam – Nashville, TN

  • Composed, arranged and recorded original songs.
  • Served as a record producer for Uncle Sam’s recording projects.

Bassist and Musical Director, February 1995 to July 1997
Rhett Akins – Nashville, TN

  • Played bass guitar and served as musical director for country star Rhett Akins.
  • Opened for country music legend Reba McEntire.

Bassist, Musical Director and Tour Manager, April 1986 to January 1995
Lorrie Morgan – Nashville, TN

  • Played bass guitar and served as musical director for country music star Lorrie Morgan.
  • Tour managed band and crew.

Bassist, April 1985 to December 1986
Dottie West – Nashville, TN

  • Played bass guitar for country music legend Dottie West.

Bassist, June 1983 to December 1985
Helen Cornelius & The Statler Brothers – Nashville, TN

  • Played bass guitar for both Helen Cornelius and The Statler Brothers.

Education:
High School Diploma: General Study / Music, 1981
Charles D. Owen High School
Black Mountain, NC