vid Upegui (trumpet, lead vocals, percussion) began playing bugle at the age of 7 in his native Colombia. Now, the frontman and co-creator of iE, David is known as much for his trumpet playing and singing as for his warm stage spirit. During his middle school years when his family moved to the states he began his formal studies in jazz and classical. Hes furthered his reputation for versatility by sustaining a 13 year weekly gig playing baroque music at a stunning local treasure of a church in Central Falls, Rhode Island. Hes also been playing shows with Amra Kojon, a popular Boston-based Bengali music group.