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Chosen as an L.A. Times “Best Bet”, David is making a name for himself as one of the finest young jazz musicians in the L.A area. “It was soon apparent that Sills, 26, is not your usual young saxophonist. His airy well-pitched sound carries hints of Stan Getz and Lester Young, and he plays with a patience that speaks of maturity. He goes straight to the heart of a lyric, forgoing the flashy excess of youth, developing the story line during his solos with touches of warm melodicism and the occasional flurry of notes.” - Bill Kolhase In the L.A. Times

David's commitment to the integrity of the music is shown in his Naxos Jazz Compact Disk, Journey Together, featuring jazz giants Alan Broadbent, Darek Oles, Joe LaBarbara and Larry Koonse. This thoughtful and swinging album shows David to be a talented arranger, expert bandleader and inspired soloist. David's first album, Hanging Five debued to critical acclaim in 1997. And David has done it again with a fabulous new CD called Bigs, also on the Naxos label. This one features the same band as 'Journey Together' and is available in all of the usual locations.


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”A meeting of Stan Getz and Joe Henderson, a style in which smooth reserve and technical ability combine in a single cool-to-the bone sound.” - LA Times

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Album Natural Lines by David Sills

Natural Lines

Gut String Records
2019

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Album Blue's the New Green by David Sills

Blue's the New Green

Gut String Records
2013

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Album Green by David Sills

Green

Origin Records
2007

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Album Down the Line by David Sills

Down the Line

Origin Records
2006

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Album Eastern View by David Sills

Eastern View

Unknown label
2004

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Album Bigs by David Sills

Bigs

Unknown label
2002

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Green

Green

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