With over 35 years of international road experience and a keen eye for details, David has been tour director, tour manager, production manager and tour accountant for many of the world’s top artists covering all genres of music (Prince, John Legend, Green Day, John Fogerty, Earth, Wind & Fire, Avicci, Dream Theater to name a few). He specializes in tour accounting, budgets, show settlements, staffing, vendor allocation, travel coordination, charter jet bookings and work visas.
David has led classes on Music Business and Touring at such esteemed colleges and universities to include: NYU Grammy U / MusiCares Music Business Program, Belmont University, SUNY Oneonta College of Fine Arts Program, Cal State Fullerton, The University of Georgia (UGA), University of Central (UCF), Middle Tennessee State University, and University of Louisiana @ Lafayette. He also served as an Adjunct Professor at William Paterson University this year.
David has been a featured speaker on a variety of panels at The Pollstar Live! Conference, The Launch Music Conference, Tour Link Conference, the IMFCON Conference, The Hubb at CAA in Nashville and The Leadership Music Panel (Nashville). He has spoken on podcasts, participated in webinars, and written numerous professional articles about his time in the touring industry.
Born in the UK, Norman has lived in the United States for most of his life. He currently resides in Atlanta, GA.