Dave Tofani’s mastery of the saxophone and woodwinds makes him one of the most sought-after concert and recording artists in New York City. An alumnus of the Juilliard School, Dave has appeared with and performed featured solo work on recordings with America’s most distinguished musical artists including Quincy Jones, Herbie Hancock, The New York Philharmonic, John Lennon, Steely Dan, Frank Sinatra, Natalie Cole. James Galway, Leonard Bernstein, George Benson, Paul Simon, Bill Evans and David Sanborn.
His work may he heard on over 500 jazz and classical albums and over 100 major Film soundtracks. He has frequently been honored by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences with Most Valuable Player Awards for his work on saxophone, clarinet and flute. His first album, the Grammy Award nominated Manhattan Carnival, a collection of his own compositions, received enthusiastic popular and critical acclaim. The set of jazz compositions on his second release, An American Garden, further showcases Tofani’s depth as a composer as well as a gifted