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DMart

David Martin (b. October 6th, 1989) is an American drummer, guitarist, and audio engineer. Born and raised in Fairfax, VA, his musical talent became apparent at the age of 11, after taking piano lessons and learning trombone in the elementary school band. Shortly after, drums became a passionate obsession and would continue to drive him throughout high school, where he played in the Percussion Ensemble as well as multiple rock bands. In 2007, he formed a three-piece rock band with two fellow students (including Pat Graves) that would later become Wings of Apollo.  Wings of Apollo developed a strong local following in the Washington D.C and Northern Virginia area by playing a few shows a year, when all members were back from their respective colleges.  Although music seemed a promising career path, David decided to earn a Bachelors of Business Administration Degree from James Madison University to help navigate the band's journey in the music industry.

In 2015, David capitalized on his education and launched his own music business, DMart Music.  Specializing in recording, graphic design, and beat making, David has ventured into the world of entrepreneurship. 

 

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PGravy

Pat Graves (b. April 12th, 1988) is an American bassist, rapper, songwriter, and professional acrobat.  Also born and raised in Fairfax, VA, his love for music developed at the young age of 3, when he started sharing a room with his older brother, Ryan.  It was through Ryan that he discovered artists like Nirvana, The Smashing Pumpkins, Metallica, and Eminem.  Pat's passion for music didn't turn him into a musician until he was 16, when he first picked up a bass.   His intentions on making a music career became serious in 2007 when he became a founding member of the three-piece rock band, Wings of Apollo.  Pat graduated from Virginia Tech in 2010 with a Bachelors Degree in Creative Writing, and moved to Nashville, Tennessee shortly thereafter.