Founded the David Braid Sextet in 1999. He was hailed as a jazz genius by MacLean's Magazine.
He was graduated from the University of Toronto in 1998 magna cum laude.
He was dubbed SOCAN Composer of the Year by the 2007 National Jazz Awards for his compositional work with the David Braid Sextet.
He was born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
He was commissioned by the Global Knowledge Foundation in 1998 to create an original work honoring Dr. Stephen Hawking upon his trip to Toronto.