<!-- Unsourced image removed: -->David Kyle Cook
born August 29, 1975 in Frankfort, Indiana
, is a member of the band Matchbox Twenty
. He plays lead guitar
and sings backing vocals
for the band. He attended the Atlanta Music Institute. He also lived in Oviedo, Florida
for a time. His house was located between two family houses belonging to relatives of professional golfer Steve Lamontagne.
Cook and his wife, Sabrina, whom he married in July 1999, have two children--both girls. He currently resides in Nashville, Tenn. He played classical violin
for five years before learning to play the guitar
. His first guitar was a classical
. He shares writing credits for all the songs on Exile on Mainstream
, and "Feel" and "Soul."
Kyle played the piano on the song "Hand Me Down" from the More Than You Think You Are
He is also the guitarist and co-lead vocalist for the band The New Left
. The New Left consists of Kyle and three other musicians—John Kibler, Brett Borges and Eamon Ryland. Kyle, John and Brett played in a band called Downpour in high school. He has also contributed to Mick Jagger's song "Visions of Paradise" on his solo record Goddess in the Doorway
. Kyle also played guitar on the song "...Something to Be
" by Rob Thomas
on his solo album of the same name
Most frequently on stage he is seen playing a 1979 Wine Red Gibson Les Paul or a Danny Gatton series Fender Telecaster.
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