Wikipedia : This day (July 30, 1945), in Tampa, Florida, is born David Sanborn, an American alto saxophonist.
David Sanborn : Having inspired countless other musicians, Dave has worked in many genres which typically blend instrumental pop, R&B and lately, more and more traditional jazz. He released his first solo album Taking Off in 1975, but has been playing the saxophone since before he was in high school ..
@Facebook : In his three and-a-half decade career, Sanborn has released 24 albums, won six Grammy awards and has had eight Gold albums and one Platinum album. He continues to be one of the most highly active musicians of his genre, with 2010 tour dates exceeding 150.
@last.fm : One of his first professional gigs was as a member of Paul Butterfield’s band. One of Sanborn’s earliest guest recordings was on David Bowie’s Young Americans. Around this time his output as a session player became prolific and over the next ten years he played with a dazzling array of artists, such as Paul Simon, James Taylor,The Rolling Stones, The Eagles and Stevie Wonder.
Video : w/ Joey DeFrancesco – Let The Good Times Roll (2010) . w/ Fourplay – Maputo (2008) . Hideway (1981) . Little Wing . Chicago Song (1990) . w/ Dizzy Gillespie – Tin Tin Deo (1988) . w/ Al Jarreau – Since I Fell For You (1985) . I Told U So (1984) .