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John David DunlopSeptember 18, 1965
|Also known as||Dave Dunlop|
|Born||Ottawa, Ontario Canada|
|Genres||Hard rock, Rock, Classical, Flamenco, Jazz, Blues|
|Occupation(s)||Guitarist, Songwriter, Producer, Recording Engineer|
|Years active||1990 - present|
|Associated acts||Triumph, Strung-Out Troubadours, The Full Nine, Rik Emmett|
|Dean Guitars (endorser)
Gibson Guitars (endorser)
Traynor Amplifiers (endorser)
D'Addario Strings (endorser)
John David “Dave” Dunlop born September 18, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada is a guitarist, composer, producer, recording engineer, and vocalist. Dunlop was a member, writer, guitarist, and back-up singer in Canadian rock band The Full Nine (Disney’s Mammoth Records). Since 1990, he has had a successful musical relationship with Rik Emmett, sharing guitar-playing duties in The Rik Emmett Band, Strung-Out Troubadours, and Triumph.
In 2007, Strung-Out Troubadours won "Album of the Year” and “Group/Duo Of The Year” at the Canadian Smooth Jazz Awards, where they were the most heavily nominated act. Both Dunlop and his partner Rik Emmett were also nominated for "Best Guitarist"].
He has been an integral member of Jeans 'n Classics since 2005, travelling around North America playing Pop and Rock shows with Orchestras, playing the music of Pink floyd, The Beatles, Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton, and others.
Dave recently co-produced, co-engineered and co-mixed the upcoming (Nov 11 '16) Mascot Records release "Rik Emmett & RESolution9" (Res9), working with Alex Lifeson of Rush, James LaBrie of Dream Theater, and Triumph members Gil Moore and Mike Levine.
- 1998 Insulin - Insulin
- 2002 The Full Nine - The Full Nine
- 2004 Dead Wait - The Full Nine
- 2006 Strung-Out Troubadours - Strung-Out Troubadours (with Rik Emmett)
- 2006 Live at Hugh's Room - Strung-Out Troubadours (with Rik Emmett)
- 2009 Push & Pull - Strung-Out Troubadours (with Rik Emmett)
- 2011 ReCovery Room 9 - Strung-Out Troubadours (with Rik Emmett)
- 2012 Then Again: Songs from the Triumph Catalogue - Rik Emmett (produced/recorded by Dave)
- 2015 " Best of the Troubs" - Rik Emmett & Dave Dunlop
- 2016 "RESolution9"- Rik Emmett (Producer)
- 2016 "Monarch Girl" - Dave Dunlop
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