Below are excerpts from an interview with David by Joshua Rosenbaum, published in Bass Player Magazine. The interview deals with many questions of importance to those on the lookout for a new bass.
"When many of New York's top acousitic bass players need to have work done on their instruments or are in the market for another bass, their first stop is invariably David Gage String Instrument Repair in Manhattan's Tribeca district. Gage's clients include such world-class jazz bassists as Dave Holland and Ray Brown as well as first-chair players for the New York Philharmonic and Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. But David doesn't just sell and repair instruments; he also takes the time to listen to his customers, advise them, and educate them. And you don't have to be a pro to patronize his shop - students and amateurs get the same kind of informed and courteous attention as the big names..."