Davie is a graduate of both UCC (1st class honours degree in Music) and of Cork School of Music (1st class honours Masters in Performance). He has extensive experience both nationally and internationally as a touring and recording musician in a range of diverse genres including, pop, jazz, folk, rock, world and traditional music. In 2015 he received an Individual Artist Bursary Award from Cork City Arts Council to undertake four weeks of intensive masterclasses in New York with renowned drummers/educators Kendrick Scott, Billy Drummond, Clarence Penn and Nate Smith.
Acts that he works with on a regular basis include Marlene Enright, Jack O’ Rourke, The Niall McCabe Band, Notify, The Hard Ground, Ariel Posen, Cormac McCarthy's Cottage Evolution, Súptrio, The Paul Dunlea Group, John Blek, Anna Mitchell and Gemma Sugrue.
He has wide-ranging expertise as a recording
artist and has worked with many renowned studio producers, including Grammy
award winning Jay Joyce (Tragedy/Tragedy Studios, Nashville) & Ciaran Byrne (Cauldron
Studios, Dublin), Christian Best (Monique Studios, Cork) and John Fitzgerald
(Lettercullum Studios, West Cork). He is also Senior Drum Tutor at the CIT
Academy of Popular Music. Davie endorses Sakae Drums, Protection Racket Cases and Big Fat Snare Drum.