Dave Pomeroy is a world renowned bassist, writer, and producer, and is also President of the Nashville Musicians Association. He has played bass on hundreds of albums with many major artists including Emmylou Harris, Earl Scruggs, Alison Krauss, Chet Atkins, Peter Frampton, Trisha Yearwood and Elton John, and performed in concert with artists such as Steve Winwood, Mose Allison, Willie Nelson, John Fogerty, and many others.
He has released more than a dozen solo and band projects on his own label, Earwave Music. His songs have been recorded by Chet Atkins, Don Williams, and The Sweethearts of the Rodeo, and he has produced numerous records by a variety of pop, rock, folk, jazz and country artists. He is also a music journalist and columnist for Bass Player Magazine and has contributed as a writer to a number of books about bass playing and the music business.
A longtime activist for musicians’ rights, Dave was elected President of Nashville’s AFM Local 257 in 2008, representing over 2300 of Nashville finest musicians, and was re-elected unanimously in 2011 and 2014. In 2010 he was elected to the International Executive Board of the American Federation of Musicians and was re-elected in 2013 and 2016.
His charitable work includes raising more than $275,000 for the Room In The Inn homeless program since 2000 with his annual “Nashville Unlimited Christmas” concerts at Christ Church Cathedral.