Dave Eggar is regarded as one of the finest cellists on the planet. That cello solo you hear in the intro to Coldplay’s first #1 single “Viva La Vida” is Dave’s performance.
On the Billboard Top 200 #1 album, the debut solo album by Zayn Malik, Mind of Mine, Dave plays and arranged the music.
A musical prodigy as a child, Dave began playing the cello and piano at age three, performed on Broadway and with the Metropolitan Opera at age seven, and debuted at Carnegie Hall at age 15.
Dave Eggar has performed worldwide as a solo cellist and pianist. A virtuoso of many styles, Dave has performed and recorded with various artists including Coldplay, Beyoncé, Bon Jovi, Evanescence, The Who, Pearl Jam, Tony Bennett, Josh Groban, Fall Out Boy, Kathleen Battle, Ray Lamontagne, Frank Ocean, Corinne Bailey Rae and many more.
His list of awards and accomplishments includes accolades from Time Magazine, ASCAP, The National Endowment for the Arts, Sony Records Elevated Standards Award in classical music, the Geraldine Dodge & Leonard Bernstein Foundations, and at 15 was the youngest winner in the history of the Artists International Competition.
Dave’s 4th solo release, Kingston Morning, created with collaborator Chuck Palmer was nominated for a Grammy Award in 2011 for best “Instrumental Arrangement” His band, Deoro, is Dave, Chuck Palmer and Tom Pirozzi.
Dave continues to shine as a multi talented musician; Same Difference just won Best Documentary at the 2015 Albuquerque Film Festival. Dave composed the music and was one of the Executive Producers of the film.
Below you’ll find videos showcasing music by Dave: the video on the left showcases his Grammy-nominated Kingston Morning album feat. “Birdcage” and the video on the right showcases his music from the video advert for the book The Gathering of Shadows.