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Dave Liebman

David Liebman was born in Brooklyn, New York on September 4, 1946. He began classical piano lessons at the age of nine and saxophone by twelve. His interest in jazz was sparked by seeing John Coltrane perform live in New York City clubs such as Birdland, Village Vanguard and Half Note. Throughout high school and college, Liebman pursued his jazz interest by studying with saxophone guru Joe Allard as well as jazz musicians Lennie Tristano and Charles Lloyd. Upon graduation from New York University (with a degree in American History), he began to seriously devote himself to the full time pursuit of being a jazz artist.

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”Liebman is one of the most important saxophonists in contemporary music... a leader and artist of integrity and independent direction.” —Downbeat Magazine

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Discography

Petite Fleur: The Music of Sidney Bechet

Petite Fleur: The...

Origin Records
2018

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The Unknowable

The Unknowable

RareNoiseRecords
2018

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No Fast Food

No Fast Food

Corner Store Jazz
2018

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Fire

Fire

Jazzline Records
2018

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Compassion: The Music Of John Coltrane

Compassion: The Music...

Resonance Records
2017

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Expansions Live

Expansions Live

Whaling City Sound
2017

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The Sky

The Sky

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Turnaround: The Music of...

A Bright Place

A Bright Place

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Live/As Always

WTC

WTC

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Quest for Freedom

Lost Horizon

Lost Horizon

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Five on One

Standoff

Standoff

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Re-Dial

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