Dave Panico – considered “One of the Best” by US Smooth Jazz – is considered to be Saxophonist Extraordinaire by his fans. The passion and emotional power that comes from his horn will reach down to the very core of your soul. Dave’s influences include Warren Hill, Dave Koz ,Richard Elliot, Kirk Whalum.
Unlike some artists who limit themselves to a singular style and set of influences, Dave cites a fascinating array of jazz legends and contemporary greats as having an impact on his own exciting mix of compelling melodies, strong rhythms and transcendent improvisations.
Dave Panico's music is rooted firmly in his faith. Even though Dave's music convey his spiritual side, this never gets in the way of the high energy vibe that characterizes his playing. Dave's vision is to touch the essence of the inner heart and my mission is to open doors that lead to healing of hardships and struggles in life. Dave's discography includes "Tasty Treat", "JoyRid'N" and "Soar"
Dave’s music is Refreshing, Uplifting and Inspirational. One fan writes:
"Thank you Dave, because magic may not be real.. but your songs are truly magical!"
Dave received the Instrumental Artist of the Year Award both at the 2015 King Cat Music Awards and the 2007 Kansas City Christian Music Awards.