Dave Eckman

With influences from great saxophonists like Marc Russo and Lenny Pickett in his playing, Dave Eckman is one of the most in-demand sax players in Knoxville, Tennessee.


Dave is a regular on the Knoxville music scene and has been playing the saxophone for more than 30 years. He’s usually playing with local bands City Limit, Mighty Blue, Soulfinger, James Seaton, and The Jaystorm Project. Mighty Blue won the International Blues Challenge Knoxville competition in 2017.


Dave holds a bachelor’s degree in music from the University of South Florida and is the saxophone teacher at the Music Arts school in Oak Ridge, TN.