DAVID SANBORN is a man who loves music. As a composer, performer on his chosen instrument, the saxophone or as a recording artist with 24 album releases, the man has fans around the world. Recognition? He’s received six Grammy Awards, has had 8 Gold albums and 1 Platinum album. He’s toured with artists as diverse as the Paul Butterfield Blues Band and Stevie Wonder. As a session artists, he’s appeared on the albums of everyone from James Taylor to Billy Joel.
In this interview, Paul caught up with David Sanborn backstage to have a talk about his musical roots.