David Sancious (born November 30, 1953 in Asbury Park, New Jersey) is an Americanmusician. He was an early member of Bruce Springsteen's backing group, the E Street Band, and contributed to the first three Springsteen albums, and again on the 1992 album Human Touch. Sancious is a multi-instrumentalist but is best known as a keyboardplayer and guitarist. He left the E Street Band in 1974 to form his own band, Tone, and released several albums. He subsequently became a popular session and touring musician, most notably for Stanley Clarke, Narada Michael Walden, Zucchero Fornaciari,Peter Gabriel, and Sting among many others. In 2014, Sancious was inducted into theRock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the E Street Band.