Caruso is a melodic pop indie songwriter,
singer and multi-instrumentalist from Detroit,
Michigan. His influences include: Elvis Costello,
Andrew Gold, Neil Finn, Difford & Tilbrook, Del Amitri,
Ben Folds, Brian Wilson, Todd Rundgren and The Beatles.
As the primary songwriter
and front man fueling the power pop band
"CARUSO," Dave and his three
brothers, Mike, Joe and Rob performed for
thousands of audiences in the U.S. and Canada. Under Dave's
musical direction, their studio
recordings and versatile live performances
earned them a national corporate sponsorship
with the prestigious Miller Rock Network /
The Miller Brewing Company, and tracks on two nationally
released RCA Records compilation albums. CARUSO's
single, "London," appeared on the playlists of
college radio stations all across the Midwest.
CARUSO was nominated twice for The National
Association of Campus Activities' Contemporary
Music Award, while opening for artists like
Joan Jett, UB40, Burton Cummings, John Cafferty,
and Corey Hart.
Dave's distinctive songwriting on
his album "Elizabeth Parker"
received glowing reviews from the pop music community.
2014 album, "Cardboard
Vegas Roundabout," is a self-produced tour de force of sparkling sunshine
pop, jangly power pop and soulful ballads
about identity, loss,
home, friendship, hope, and the perils of social media.
created a series of eight-week songwriting
which are offered periodically in a classroom
setting in downriver-Detroit, Michigan.
He's also the host of the "Songwriter
Stories" podcast, an exciting series of
interviews with talented songwriters about the
craft of songwriting.
Dave's latest solo LP,
Buddha Pesto Manifesto, is being praised as
his career-defining album. It appeared on the
"Best of 2017" lists of several power pop
reviewers, bloggers and music connoisseurs.
It's available at
DaveCarusoMusic.com, iTunes, Amazon and