Dave studied music at The University of North Texas State and was adjunct professor of music at Rollins College in Winter Park Florida and Valencia Community College in Orlando Florida. Dave is the creator of the nationally distributed educational videotape A Journey Through Jazz. He is now active as teacher and an instrumentalist in the New York metro area. Dave can be heard performing with the Scott Whitfield Big Band, Dave Liebman Big Band and The Manhattan Saxophone Ensemble. He has performed with a wide variety of artists including, Natalie Cole, Aretha Franklin, Barry Manilow, Kenny Rogers, The Temptations, Maynard Ferguson,Woody Herman, Michael Wolf, Badal Roy, Jimmy Smith, Sam Rivers Big Band, Larry Elgart, Steve Lawrence and Edie Gorme, The Istanbul Orchestra, and Chico O’farrill’s Latin Big Band.
He is currently performing on Broadway in “Beautiful the Carole King Musical”.