Hometown: Los Angeles
Web site: http://davidpoemusic.com/
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Artists who have recorded songs by David Poe include producers T-Bone Burnett and Larry Klein, the cast of ABC television series Nashville, rock artists Grace Potter and Daryl Hall, Broadway composer Duncan Sheik, fado ingenue Ana Moura, alt-folkie Thomas Dybdahl, jazz singer Curtis Stigers, pop sensation Oh Land and many more.
As a performer, Poe has toured the world with the likes of Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, The Jayhawks, Chris Whitley and Tori Amos. His work also appears in a variety of film, TV, dance and theater projects.
Solo recordings include his most recent effort God & The Girl, as well as a self-titled debut, produced by T-Bone Burnett, The Late Album (Sony/Epic), Love Is Red (Universal Music/The Lab) and two live recordings, iTunes exclusive David Poe: Live From The Artists Den and a concert film, David Poe Onstage at World Café (Universal Music/Decca DVD.) Poe has also created two scores for dance: The Copier: Music for Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet and Shadowland: Music for Pilobolus.
David Poe is a composer fellow of the Sundance Institute. He has scored seven films, including an official selection of the Sundance Film Festival. Shadowland, a collaboration with contemporary dance company Pilobolus, has been on tour since 2009, performed on every continent, for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, and was released as a feature film in 2014. Poe has produced recordings for other artists including Regina Spektor, Kraig Jarret Johnson, Jenifer Jackson, Amy Raasch, John "Scrapper" Sneider and The Brendan Hines.
Transplanted from the American Midwest to New York City, David Poe served as the sound engineer at CBGB’s 313 Gallery before signing to Sony/Epic. He currently lives in Los Angeles.
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