David Luscher is an American Saxophonist and Music Educator with decades of teaching and performing experience. He was born and raised in Steubenville, Ohio. A steel mill community on the Ohio River that was also the same hometown of Dean Martin. His first music teacher was clarinetist, Harry Greenberg, who had toured with early jazz greats George Brunis and Max Kaminsky. Harry’s influence, coupled with an awe-inspiring hometown legend, would go on to deeply influence his musical life.
David is a graduate of the Dana School of Music at Youngstown State University. While attending the school he had the privilege to study with former Woody Herman bassist Tony Leonardi. He has also studied with woodwind specialist Tim Price, classical saxophonist James Umble, and taken Graduate courses through the Berklee School of Music taught by Gary Burton.
Besides working in music education and being an active studio musician, David also enjoys a career in radio,. Over his 30 plus year career, he has worked as an announcer and production manager at Top 40, Oldies, and Country music stations. He currently works as a Station Manager bringing Jazz and Classical music to the public radio airwaves in North East Ohio and Western Pennsylvania.
David performs on Dakota models: SDSS-1024 soprano saxophone and SDT-XL-220 tenor saxophone.
You can contact David at: email@example.com