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David Sanborn

as, *1945 US, Tampa, Florida
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. David William 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).

  • Alto sax
  • Saxophone
  • Soprano sax
  • Flute
  • Electric piano
  • Jazz
  • R&B/Soul
  • Rock
  • Blues
Popular Tracks   
Maputo on Double Vision by David Sanborn & Bob James
Since I Fell For You (feat. Al Jarreau) on Double Vision by David Sanborn & Bob James
Rikke on Songs From The Night Before by David Sanborn
Isn't She Lovely on Timeagain by David Sanborn
Bang Bang on Upfront by David Sanborn
Windmills of Your Mind (feat. Randy Crawford) on Time and The River by David Sanborn
The Dream on A Change of Heart by David Sanborn
Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight on Closer by David Sanborn
Chicago Song on A Change of Heart by David Sanborn
More Than Friends - 2019 Remastered on Double Vision by David Sanborn & Bob James

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
New York SerendadeDavid Sanborn2018Album
Vienne 1987Eric Clapton, Steve Gadd, Marcus Miller, Joe Sample, David Sanborn2016Album
Diving in space for 3 decadesMikkel Nordsø Band Featuring David Sanborn, Palle Mikkelborg, Al Agami, Caroline Franceska, Jens Haack2015Compil.
Time And The RiverDavid Sanborn2015Album
Enjoy The ViewBobby Hutcherson, David Sanborn, Joey DeFrancesco Featuring Billy Hart2014Album
Quartette HumaineBob James & David Sanborn2013Album
Lethal Weapon Soundtrack CollectionMichael Kamen, Eric Clapton, David Sanborn2013Compil.
Then Again - The AnthologyDavid Sanborn2012Compil.
Only EverythingDavid Sanborn2010Album
Original Album SeriesDavid Sanborn2010Album
Everybody Is A Star "Live In Tokyo"Al Jarreau, Miki Howard, Marcus Miller, David Sanborn2010Album
The BestDavid Sanborn2010Compil.
Live At Montreux 1984David Sanborn2009Album
Here & GoneDavid Sanborn2008Album
CloserDavid Sanborn2005Album
Legends Live At Montreux 1997Eric Clapton, Steve Gadd, Marcus Miller, Joe Sample, David Sanborn2005Album
Don't Let Me Be Lonely TonightDavid Sanborn Featuring Lizz Wright2005Single
Tin Tin DeoDavid Sanborn2004Single
Comin´ Home BabyDavid Sanborn, The Crusaders2003Compil.
TimeagainDavid Sanborn2003Album
The EssentialsDavid Sanborn2002Compil.
Adventures in JazzGil Goldstein, Randy Brecker, David Sanborn, Herbie Mann, Pat Martino, John Patitucci, Billy Kilson2001Compil.
David SanbornDavid Sanborn2000Compil.
David SanbornDavid Sanborn2000Compil.
InsideDavid Sanborn1999Album
The Super Session IIDavid Sanborn1999Album
Concerto For SaxophoneMichael Kamen Featuring David Sanborn1999Album
Sanborn Best ! Dreaming GirlDavid Sanborn1996Compil.
DREAMING GIRLDavid Sanborn1996Single
Quiet Storm SamplerDavid Sanborn1996Album
Songs From The Night BeforeDavid Sanborn1996Album
RikkeDavid Sanborn1996Single
SpookyDavid Sanborn1996Single
This MasqueradeDavid Sanborn1995Single
Everything Must ChangeDavid Sanborn1995Single
Love SongsDavid Sanborn1995Compil.
PearlsDavid Sanborn1995Album
HearsayDavid Sanborn1994Album
Got To Give It UpDavid Sanborn1994Single
The Best Of David SanbornDavid Sanborn1994Compil.
Time After TimeMiles Davis Featuring David Sanborn And George Duke1993Album
Soul SerenadeDavid Sanborn1992Single
Bang BangDavid Sanborn1992Single
UpfrontDavid Sanborn1992Album
Jazz SamplerDavid Sanborn & Fourplay1992Album
BennyDavid Sanborn1992Single
SnakesDavid Sanborn1992Single
HobbiesDavid Sanborn1991Single
Another HandDavid Sanborn1991Album
Concerto For SaxophoneMichael Kamen Featuring David Sanborn1991Album
Lesley AnnDavid Sanborn1989Single
Knockin' On Heaven's DoorRandy Crawford Featuring Eric Clapton And David Sanborn1989Single
The Christmas Song ~ Chestnuts Roasting On An Open FireNatalie Cole / Miles Davis, Larry Carlton, David Sanborn & Paul Shaffer1988Single
You Are EverythingDavid Sanborn1988Single
So Far AwayDavid Sanborn1988Single
SlamDavid Sanborn1988Single
We Three Kings Of Orient AreMiles Davis, Larry Carlton, David Sanborn & Paul Shaffer1988Album
Close-UpDavid Sanborn1988Album
Chicago SongDavid Sanborn1987Single
A Change Of HeartDavid Sanborn1987Album
Lethal Weapon: Original Motion Picture SoundtrackMichael Kamen, David Sanborn, Eric Clapton And Honeymoon Suite1987Album
TintinDavid Sanborn1987Single
The DreamDavid Sanborn1987Album
Double VisionBob James, David Sanborn1986Album
MaputoBob James & David Sanborn1986Single
Love & HappinessDavid Sanborn1986Album
You Don't Know MeBob James & David Sanborn1986Album
Love & HappinessDavid Sanborn1985Single
Straight To The HeartDavid Sanborn1984Album
Straight To The HeartDavid Sanborn1984Single
BelieverDavid Sanborn1983Album
BackstreetDavid Sanborn1983Album
Backstreet / Neither One Of UsDavid Sanborn1983Single
I Told U SoDavid Sanborn1983Single
Neither One Of UsDavid Sanborn1983Single
HideawayDavid Sanborn1982Single
Back AgainDavid Sanborn1982Single
Hideaway / Casino LightsDavid Sanborn, Neil Larsen And Buzzy Feiten1982Single
Over And OverDavid Sanborn1982Album
As We SpeakDavid Sanborn1982Album
Let's Just Say GoodbyeDavid Sanborn1981Album
Wake Me When It's OverDavid Sanborn1981Single
Let's Just Say Goodbye / All I Need Is You / Wake Me When It's OverDavid Sanborn1981Album
VoyeurDavid Sanborn1981Album
All I Need Is YouDavid Sanborn1981Single
Creeper / LisaDavid Sanborn1980Single
HideawayDavid Sanborn1980Album
Carly's SongDavid Sanborn1980Single
Heart To HeartDavid Sanborn1978Album
Nightbird & CompanyNew Riders Of The Purple Sage / The Movies / Flo & Eddie / David Sanborn1977Album
Heart To HeartDavid Sanborn1976Album
SmileDavid Sanborn1976Single
SanbornDavid Sanborn1976Album
Taking OffDavid Sanborn1975Album
ButterfatDavid Sanborn1975Single
Direto Para O CoraçãoDavid Sanborn1975Compil.
Put A Little Love In Your Heart / We Three Kings Of Orient AreAnnie Lennox & Al Green / Miles Davis, Larry Carlton, David Sanborn & Paul ShafferSingle
Blue BeachDavid SanbornAlbum
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