Dave Leonatti is an architect, freelance writer and self-professed music nut based in Springfield. He wrote music and performing arts reviews for the State Journal-Register. Dave started the Nightsounds program in the late 1980's.
Dave is a musician--he's played bass, guitar and drums in several rock and bluegrass bands. He plays bass for the NPR Illinois All-Star Band, "The Pitch Patio Pickers," with Mark Mathewson and Jennifer Ramm, the host of Bluegrass Breakdown.