David Frank Paich (b. 25 June 1954, Los Angeles County, Calif.) is an American musician, songwriter, singer, and record producer.
Paich is best known as co-founder, principal songwriter, keyboardist, and occasional singer of the rock band Toto since 1976. Paich wrote or co-wrote much of Toto's original material, including the band's three most popular songs: Hold the Line, Rosanna and Africa. With Toto, Paich has contributed to 17 albums and sold over 40 million records. Additionally, Paich has worked as a songwriter, session musician, and producer with a host of artists including Boz Scaggs and Michael Jackson.
Works for Winds
- Africa (arr. Davis) (1982/2015)
- Africa (Brass Quintet) (with Porcaro; arr. Skelly)
- Africa (Brass Sextet) (with Porcaro; arr. Skelly)
- Rosanna (arr. Skelly)
- David Paich. Wikipedia. Accessed 18 July 2020