The wait is over! We are pleased to announce that Dave King (Drummer / Producer / Composer) signed a deal with Innsbruck Records to release his entire back catalogue via Sony Orchard.
For the first time ever, Rapid Transit Vol. 1 is available worldwide (February 5, 2021). Rapid Transit was formed by drummer/composer/producer Dave King in 1988. The band was active until the mid 90’s and performed primarily in Canada, the UK and the Netherlands. They were featured on hundreds of radio stations worldwide including the BBC and CBC.
Career highlights for Dave King:
- Recording and touring with CREAMER and JUNO winners Steve Strongman and Tomi Swick.
- Worked with Grammy Award winning Producer T-BONE BURNETTE on JUNO Award winning John Bottomley recording.
- Worked with Grammy Award winner Jim Lauderdale on soundtrack for feature film “Galaxies Are Colliding” starring Kelsey Grammer.
- Performed with Grammy Award winner / Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductee, Ben E. King.
- Worked with Multi-Platinum / Grammy Award winner Paul Anka playing on / appearing in feature film “GANESH.”
- Toured / Recorded with JUNO Award winner Ron Sexsmith, King Biscuit Boy, The Autumn Defense (Members of WILCO).
- Played European Festivals with Switzerland’s Multi-Platinum best selling artist, Stephan Eicher.
- Appeared on Television shows at the famed Olympia Theatre in Paris, France.
- Performed ‘Live’ televised shows in Europe with viewing audiences of 20 million.
- Played on the soundtrack of award winning feature film “Snow Walker.”
- Played on the theme for France’s #1 animated series, “Skyland.”
- Sophomore Solo Release “Peacefully” features JUNO Award winner Ron Sexsmith along with Producer Don Kerr.
- Played Montreal International JAZZFEST.
- Awarded Grants for Performing and Recording from the British High Commission, Ontario Arts Council, Factor, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Recreation, Heritage Foundation and Canada Council.
- Proud Endorser of PAISTE Cymbals since 2000.
- Owner of 51 Sounds Recording Studio.