In the Media

David interviewed on WPFW Radio.
The Great American Song Book program,
December 22, 2013. WPFW Interview on YouTube

Click on the link below or go to our Facebook Page and view a  Video of David and former President Clinton talking about Clinton’s saxophone collection October 28, 2013 event.         (Video submitted Nick Clemente, a guest at event.)

David’s interview on WTOP radio Washington DC
with Bob Madigan , “Man About Town” 

Washington Post features:
(click on the article images to enlarge)

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Inaugural Moments:

Wright Music Performed & Produced Events for Every Inaugural Since 1989

–2013, 2009, 2005, 2001, 1997, 1993 & 1989–

David & Dyane Wright’s reputation for consistently high standards, attention to detail, and the most experienced and professional musicians resulted in Wright Music & Productions providing ensembles and production assistance for the past 7 Inaugurals. Wright Music & Productions was involved with many of the Official Inaugural Committee events, State/Corporate Inaugural Balls, and Parade Parties. With an average of 146 musicians per Inaugural, the music was incredibly well received each time.

2013 

Georgia State Society Inaugural/MLK Gala at the National Museum of Women in the Arts AFL-CIO Inaugural Reception for the officers of the AFL-CIO Illinois Congressional Delegation. Wright Music provided a Soft Jazz Ensemble for the – “A Taste of Chicago.”

2009 

Florida State Delegation Ball at the National Museum of the American Indian (1/20), GE/NBC Brunch at the National Museum for Women in the Arts (1/19), the Michigan State Delegation Ball at the National Museum of American History (1/12), and the Georgia State Delegation Ball at the National Museum of Natural History (1/19) event featured Jeffrey Osborne & “The Wright Touch.” Zeta Phi Beta Sorority (1/17 & 18) 1/18 event featured Jamie Foxx & “The Wright Touch”

2005 

Wright Music & Productions provided musicians for the Michigan Gala at the Museum of American History (3000 guests, 25 local musicians in 4 bands, + 4 Michigan Bands, including “The 4 Tops”) and the Pennsylvania Gala at the Natural History Museum (1200 guests 22 musicians – “The Wright Touch” accompanied Mickey Rooney and his wife, Jan.) The American Indian Museum for the Florida Gala – January 18 & 19: “The Wright Touch” also performed for Senator Frist’s reception at the Corcoran Gallery, the General Electric Reception at The Willard Hotel, and several RNC receptions at various locations including the Air & Space Museum

2001 

Wright Music & Productions provided musicians for the Michigan Ball at the Museum of American History (3000 guests and 49 musicians), the Pennsylvania Ball at the Museum of Natural History (1000 guests and 27 musicians), the Florida Ball dinner at the Willard Hotel, and numerous “Swearing in” and Parade Parties.

1997 

Wright Music & Productions provided musicians, production services for “The Blue Dogs Parade Party” (conservative Democratic coalition), American Film Institute Parade Party, and provided 6 dance bands and musical ensembles at the Museum of American History for the Michigan Congressional Delegation Gala. David led his 12 member Motown Band and was Master of Ceremonies.

1993 

David & Dyane performed their 6th Inauguration with “The President’s Own,” The U.S. Marine Band at The Capitol Building for the swearing-in ceremony and marched with the Marine Band for the parade. David Wright led his dance band, “The Wright Touch,” during events for Tennessee, Michigan, Illinois and The Democratic Leadership Council. The average attendance for these events was over 2000 guests. His band performed at The Corcoran Museum of Art, The American History Museum, The Department of Commerce Malcom Baldrige Hall, The Willard Hotel, and The National Museum of Women in the Arts.

1989 

Wright Music & Productions contracted the musicians for the Kennedy Center “Salute to Barbara Bush” Concert. They also provided music for several corporate and organizational events at The Grand Hotel, JW Marriott, Longworth Congressional Office Building, etc.

Dyane & David performed for the swearing in ceremony at the Capitol and marched in the Inaugural Parade as members of “The President’s Own,” US Marine Band.

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Vintage Moments:

David Wright conducting at an Oscars-themed special event:

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The Wright Touch six-member band performs the patriotic opener and National Anthem at The Marine Corps University Foundation’s annual Patriot Awards (General Patraeus, that year’s honoree, pictured below):

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In 1985 the Reagans hosted Prince Charles and Lady Diana for a star-studded dinner. The White House Dance Band performed during the dinner. In this photo, David Wright is the second saxophonist on the  right:

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