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David Sanborn

David Sanborn (born July 30, 1945) is an American alto saxophonist. Though Sanborn has worked in many genres, his solo recordings typically blend jazz with instrumental pop and R&B. He released his first solo album Taking Off in 1975, but has been playing the saxophone since before he was in high school. Sanborn has also worked extensively as a session musician, notably on David Bowie's Young Americans (1975).

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When you have an acoustic bass in the ensemble it really changes the dynamic of the record because i ...

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Jazz music by its very nature is just a conglomerate of a lot of different kinds of music.

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My drummer, Gene Lake, is Oliver Lake's son. So I certainly have wide tastes, in not only what I lis ...

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Jazz music should be inclusive. Smooth jazz to me rules out a certain kind of drama and a certain te ...

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I'm moved by a lot of different kinds of music, whether it's pop music or R&B; or straight-ahead jaz ...

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Ninety-nine percent of the music that was of any interest to me when I was growing up came out of th ...

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I have pretty ecumenical tastes. I'm interested in a lot of different kinds of music, so I don't lis ...

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I look at the artistic process as like experiencing the world, channeling it through your personalit ...

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Everyone goes through the ups and downs of living - fretting about the future, worrying about what h ...

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In regard to music, I just think that it's always best to have an attitude of being a perpetual stud ...

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When you see the same familiar faces, it's nice when you get a chance to play with the same musician ...

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I became a musician because I love music, and that is what has sustained me; it's not because I thou ...

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It's always difficult to define what jazz is or what jazz isn't. To me, the only definition that I c ...

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Instrumental music is increasingly marginalized.

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I was actually in an iron lung for about a year, and then I was paralysed from the neck down for ano ...

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