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).
|Full name at birth||
David William Sanborn
|Claim to fame||
Grammy awards for Voyeur (1982), Double Vision (1986) and the instrumental album Close Up (1988).
|Date of birth||
30 July 1945
|Place of birth||
5' 11" (180 cm)
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