David Malachowski is a multi-genre touring guitarist, producer, musical director, journalist, composer and cancer survivor living in New York City. He is currently guitar 1 on the RENT 20th Anniversary Tour, as well as guitarist with Anthony Rapp, Adam Pascal & Anthony Rapp, Daphne Rubin-Vega and Pavlov's Dog.
He was guitarist/musical director for Shania Twain from 1995-1997, David has also toured with Janie Fricke, Garth Hudson, and Genya Ravan, and is a former member of Savoy Brown and Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen.
David has appeared on: the Late Show with David Letterman; the Tonight Show with Jay Leno; Live with Regis & Kathy Lee; Late Night with Conan O’Brien; the Rosie O’Donnell Show; the American Music Awards; the Billboard Awards; the Blockbuster Awards; Hee Haw; New Country as well as others. Along the way, he's played all 50 states, gone to the UK, Europe, Asia and South America to play guitar in some of the world's most prestigious venues.