The Soaring Saxman's Information
Kansas City, MO
Smooth Jazz Sax.
Smooth Sax sounds that will take you
for a journey. Enjoy the smoothness
with some latin/funk/calypso grooves.
Top it off with a touch of Sweetness.
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"The Soaring Saxman"
A smooth jazz, funk sound flavored with spices of
life. Dave Panico, with saxophone in hand, will
move you with a delectable combination of
vibrations traveling through the air. Once the
first note is played, there is no denying the
energy that permeates the room. Dave Panico takes
your senses to a new realm. A distinctive quality
comes from his music and reaches down to the very
core of your soul.
Influenced by jazz greats, Benny Goodman, Pete
Fountain, Big Band sounds of the 1940's like Tommy
Dorsey, along with current influences Warren Hill,
Dave Koz, Richard Elliot, to name just a few, Dave
Panico was left with a deep impression of this
genre at a very young age. Picking up the
Saxophone in high school and never putting it down
again. Adding clarinet and flute to his instrument
ensemble, he began to play out in various bands
and laid down recordings in the Chicago area.
While living in this area, Dave Panico was honored
to have a seat in the orchestra and studio band of
Willow Creek Community Church. It was here that
Dave Panico took his love of ministering and
combined it with his passion for music. "Dave
Panico was a talented, enthusiastic, and treasured
soloist and member of the horn section team at
Willow Creek. He always brought his very best as a
musician to any situation, along with a true
servant's heart for the Church and God's
Kingdom.", states John Carlson, Music Director,
Willow Creek. Taking that passion to the road,
Dave has played in many venues to include various
coffeehouses, churches, outdoor festivals and in
the media of television and radio.
Currently residing in Kansas City, MO, Dave
Panico, along with his wife and three children,
continues to "woo" the audiences with his fine
instrument of brass. Having received Instrumental
Artist of the Year Award at the 2007 Kansas City
Christian Music Awards, along with receiving a
nomination for the acclaimed Instrumental Artist
of the Year Award in 2008 from
IndieHeaven-Momentum Awards, Nashville, TN, Dave
Panico is making a "sound" for himself. CCM
magazine recognized the talents of Dave Panico and
asked for his expertise with a unique article
having him iterate about particular brand
instruments that allow his sound to come out
With a gift of engaging the audience and a vibe
that is purely contagious, Dave Panico releases
each of his performances early on to allow the
Lord work through them. "I love to let the Holy
Spirit take control while I play." states Dave.
His live performances include the talents of many
other musicians, which create a design consisting
of an extensive range of styles. This mixture is
one that relates to all age groups.
Dave Panico's New Smooth Jazz CD "JoyRid'N" is now
available to the public at large. So if you are
needing a night out on the town, want music or
live entertainment for that special party or
function, or just want to spin the smooth jazz
from Dave Panico's current cd, Joy Rid'N, please
view the music, tour and booking section of the
website. His music and heart will take you to
places you've never been, whether in person or in
the comfort of your own home. Dave Panico's hope
is to share his gifts with you soon!
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