Posted on June 19th, 2015 | by Leslie0
Day 19/27 – Dave Falco
It’s the flute-amp-toting grand master himself, Dave Falco.
Surprisingly, the Hudsons and the Falcos have a long history. A history that predates our meeting, in fact. Dave and I are both former HSC students and we were both taught by my Dad who is friends with his sister. When I first met Dave at the Moonshine and I heard his last name I thought, those Falcos? Nah, couldn’t be. Little did we know.
Dave plays the flute like Jethro Tull. Every now and then he quietly shows up at an open mic or a jam and joins in on a few songs. When everything’s flowing just right he can play in such a way you wonder where he finds the breath to keep standing. On my album he plays a very different style, but a different kind of lovely.
He owns and operates Howl Studio in Oakville and works with a wide range of recording artists. In person he’s approachable and supportive, always wearing the broadest of grins. He’s professional but he knows how to take it easy, which is a winning combination. He was raised on the same mission statement I was: to think and act both for [ourselves] and the betterment of others.
Dave, it’s been a pleasure getting to know you and realizing we’ve grown from the same tree. There’s no bond quite like a Hillfield bond. Your enthusiasm for your work is inspiring, and I wish you success upon success for the future. For filling in the sonic spaces, thank you.