Sax man "super" Dave Eckman lights up an audience with his energetic, funky jazzy sound. Dave plays in a variety of acts in East Tennessee including Soulfinger and Alien Love Charm.
Dave Eckman is a performing artist for the Antigua Winds Saxophone company.
With influences from great saxophonists like Marc Russo and Lenny Pickett in his playing, he is one of the most in-demand sax players in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Dave also has a background in classical music. He's performed works by Ibert, Milhaud, Maurice, Glazounov, and others with various symphonies across Florida.
He has been playing the saxophone for more than 30 years and holds a bachelor's degree in music from the University of South Florida. His classical instructor was James Bishop.
His main projects are City Limit, Mighty Blue and Soulfinger.
Dave teaches saxophone at the Music Arts school in Oak Ridge and is currently serving as the executive director of the Oak Ridge Arts Council (ACOR). ACOR is one of the oldest art councils in Tennessee and promotes the arts in Oak Ridge.
He plays custom Antigua Winds Saxophones.