David Melbye

David Melbye

Milwaukee, WI


Playing Level

  • Intermediate

Playing Styles and Interests

  • Fingerstyle

Professional Status

  • Amateur

I've been playing fingerstyle guitar for a little over 20 years, and love writing my own material as well as playing tunes from Will Ackerman, Billy McLaughlin, Leo Kottke, Alex DeGrassi, and others. I live in Milwaukee and study at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music.

My Guitars & Gear

My go to guitar is a Taylor 514ce, run through a Marshall AS100. I don't use a preamp or a lot of effects - maybe a little chorus now and then. My other guitars are a Breedlove and a Guild that I've had forever, and a Stratocaster that I plug in now and then when I need to do 80's arena rock.

My Groups


Fingerstyle Group
450 members


Songwriting Group
174 members

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