For the last three decades Keyboardist /composer Dave Iwataki has found a way to combine his passion for music with serving the community. A multiple arts-grant recipient, he has created several community-centric projects, including “The Healing Drums”, designed to illustrate harmony and unity among the communities of Los Angeles, His diversity is  reflected by his work with Peabo Bryson, Marilyn McCoo/Billy Davis, Pointer Sisters, Olivia Newton-John, Tom Scott, Paul Anka, Willie Bobo, Alphonse Mouzon, Jon Lucien,Hiroshima, The 5th Dimension. As a composer he has written music for The Watase Media Arts Center at The Japanese American National Museum, also scored 2 episodes of PBS miniseries“Japan: Memoirs of a Secret Empire”, Hiroshima, Tom Scott, Luis Conte, Paullinho da Costa and others.