About The Album
Dave Tofani’s, Manhattan Carnival, was released nationally and received wide critical acclaim & made the Radio and Record Charts at #7 for 8 weeks, which led to a Grammy nomination. A blend of jazz/fusion and traditional jazz Dave performs here on tenor and soprano saxophones backed by New York City’s most stellar rhythm section players, all stars in their own right: Warren Bernhardt (Piano,) Cliff Carter (Piano,) Dave Charles (Percussion,) Mark Egan (Bass,) Anthony Jackson (Bass,) Jimmy Madison (Drums) and Ross Traut (Guitar). The album was recorded in the top studios in NY, the Power Station and A & R Recording.
About Dave Tofani
Renowned saxophonist & composer Dave Tofani spent over 30 years on New York’s studio scene as a top call session player on saxophone and woodwinds and has played for nearly every major artist in the recording industry including Steely Dan, Quincy Jones, John Lennon, Barbra Streisand, Paul Simon, Dave Matthews Jazz Band, Frank Sinatra and more. Performed on over 500 CD recordings, 100 major motion picture soundtracks on saxophone, clarinet and flute including Untouchables, Sleepless in Seattle and Beauty and the Beast.