Category: david sanborn

New Projects from Marcus Miller »

Marcus Miller recently posted on Facebook what he’s been up to: Finishing Alex Han’s first album, started work on Al Jarreau’s tribute to George Duke last week, writing for David Sanborn and myself. Don’t know about you but that sounds like a whole lot of awesome to me!

David Sanborn – Isn’t She Lovely »

I remember David Sanborn dedicated each of his recordings to his son Jonathan Sanborn. Looks like Jonathan is a bassist and has given David a couple of granddaughters! Check out this intimate video of the Sanborn men playing “Isn’t She Lovely?” in David’s home studio.

David Sanborn and Bob James Reunite! »

In 1986, two contemporary jazz legends united on one of the genre’s best collaborative recordings. Bob James and David Sanborn set the bar high with Double Vision and I will guess that each artist has been asked many times when they would get together again. I asked Bob James that question after a Fourplay concert […]

8 from 1988 – Playlist Online! »

Take a step into the past with these eight tracks from contemporary jazz releases that came out in the year 1988! Hear music from Kim Pensyl’s first series of sketches, Al Jarreau feeling so good, David Benoit taking every step along the way, and David Sanborn missing someone so far away. It’s one of a […]

New Music DVDs »

Here are some new DVDs you might be interested in. Some are already available and the rest will be out by the end of the month. Clicking through and buying these through Amazon.com earns the site a commission. Amazon.com Widgets

Holiday Shows on ContemporaryJazz.com Radio! »

In addition to some Christmas music sprinkled in the ContemporaryJazz.com Radio playlist, there are two new shows you’ll want to listen to. Sean Miller’s Jazz Pulse program is back and ContemporaryJazz.com Radio has it! Starting in early 2009, you’ll be able to hear it each week but the Jazz Pulse Christmas music program will be […]

Santa Sanborn – Another New Seasonal Song »

First, David Sanborn drops “Winter Wonderland” on us. Now the contemporary jazz legend has another gift this season – a single of “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas.” I’ve only seen it on iTunes – check it out. Listen/buy the download now on iTunes

David Sanborn – “Winter Wonderland” »

I don’t know of David Sanborn covering any Christmas songs before, though I know he composed a song titled “Rain on Christmas.” Decca has a new, expanded recording of Sanborn’s latest Here & Gone exclusively on Amazon. It has three live songs recorded for XM Radio – “Full House,” “Brother Ray,” and “Winter Wonderland.” Give […]

UPDATED: Sanborn Auctions To Benefit VH1 Save the Music Foundation »

SAXOPHONE LEGEND DAVID SANBORN TO PARTICIPATE IN A SPECIAL eBAY AUCTION TO BENEFIT THE VH1 SAVE THE MUSIC FOUNDATION (NEW YORK, NY) – Maverick saxophonist David Sanborn has performed alongside such heavyweights as James Brown, Eric Clapton, Stevie Wonder, Bruce Springsteen, David Bowie, and innumerable others. Sanborn is stepping up in support of young musicians […]

Legends on Tuesday – David Sanborn, S.M.V. »

Tuesday, August 12, is a big day for contemporary jazz fans. It’s the day that several legends will drop new music – and all of them on two recordings. In fact, four of the five artists who were on the Legends tour about a decade ago are on them. You’ve read the review – now […]