Carey Ziegler's Expensive Hobby
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Dave Makowiecki

David Makowiecki

Dave Makowiecki (Trumpet, Accordion & Fireball) is an established and versatile trumpet player in the Baltimore/DC/Virginia area. Dave has played with numerous groups and has traveled from Key West to Canada, entertaining the masses and performing for Presidents and Vice-Presidents of the United States, the President of South Africa and many national and local celebrities and dignitaries.

Besides working with some of the area's top bands, such as Carey Ziegler’s Expensive Hobby, Rollex, Crack the Sky and Technicolor Motorhome, Dave has also shared the stage with many national acts like Stevie Wonder, Mary Wilson, Gladys Knight, The Temptations, The Four Tops, LeAnn Womack and Wayne Newton, just to name a few. He has also performed in numerous television and theatrical releases including The Help, Monsters University, Dirty Dancing Havana Nights, Savages, Family Feud, Crossing Jordan and many others. Dave can also be seen in the 2005 movie, Wedding Crashers, featuring Vince Vaughn, Owen Wilson, Christopher Walken, Rachel McAdams and Jane Seymour.

Dave is an avid Orioles and Ravens fan and enjoys watching butterflies on warm summer days. His favorite color is red, which is also the color of his face when playing trumpet. STRONG LIKE BULL is his favorite saying!!!!!

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