One Love Brass Band is a Reggae Brass Band based in New Orleans, LA. David plays tenor and baritone saxophone with One Love and is also one of the band's composers and arrangers. One Love Brass Band's first album, Skatober in New Orleans, was released in 2014. It is available at the Louisiana Music Factory. One Love Brass Band's second album, Too Big to Fail, was released in 2016.
Los Porteños Brass Band combines the infectious rhythms of Argentinian Tango with the high energy sounds of the New Orleans Brass Band tradition. David Bode is a co-founder with Peter Gustafson; arranges and composes for the band; and plays clarinet, soprano, and alto saxophone.
New Orleans High Society is a traditional New Orleans Jazz Band led by David Bode. The band released their debut album in November 2020. David plays clarinet, soprano saxophone, and tenor saxophone.
The David Bode Quintet is a five piece modern jazz ensemble David leads this band and is the primary composer and arranger. He plays soprano, alto, tenor, and baritone saxophones.
Doombalaya is an 11 piece progressive world beat band based in New Orleans, LA. David plays soprano, alto, and baritone saxohpone with Doombalaya and is also one of the band's composers and arrangers. Doombalaya has released several albums, including the holdiay EP, A Very Kosher Christmas in December 2020.