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Primary Instrument: Saxophone

Born: July 30, 1945

Renowned and revered the world over as one of the greatest saxophone players of all-time, David Sanborn is an artist whose music has inspired countless other musicians while creating a body of work that spans the genres of rock ‘n’ roll, R&B, pop and jazz. A naturally gifted performer, David has helped defined the saxophone’s modern sound while influencing a generation.

Born July 30, 1945 in Tampa, Florida, David William Sanborn contracted polio when he was only 3 years old. As a part of his rehabilitative therapy, David was introduced to the saxophone. It was an introduction with consequences quite beyond the imagination of his parents, doctors - or anyone else. The selection of the alto sax - a favourite from David’s days spent listening to the radio - would prove to be a pivotal moment in the development of his sound....
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Featured recording “Only Everything”

Only Everything

Decca Music Group
2010
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    Only Everything

    Decca Music Group
    2010
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    Here & Gone

    Decca Music Group
    2009
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    Live At Montreux 1984

    Cristal Records
    2009
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    Here & Gone

    Decca Music Group
    2008
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    Closer

    Verve Music Group
    2005
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    Closer

    Cristal Records
    2004
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    Timeagain

    Cristal Records
    2003
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Long Beach, CA
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