David Murray

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Saxophonist
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Date of Birth February 19, 1955
Place of Birth Oakland, California
Age 66 years old
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David Murray (saxophonist)

David Murray is an American jazz musician who plays tenor saxophone and bass clarinet mainly. He has recorded prolifically for many record labels since the mid-1970s.

Born: February 19, 1955
Origin: Oakland, California, United States
Genres: Free jazz, Avant-garde jazz, Post bop
Instruments: Bass clarinet, Tenor saxophone
Years active: 1970s–present
Labels: Motéma Music, Red Baron, Justin Time, Marge
Associated acts: World Saxophone Quartet
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About David Murray

Founder of the World Saxophone Quartet known for his circular breathing technique during his performances.

David Murray Before Fame

He started off invoking the free jazz aesthetic but moved towards a playing style heavily influenced by Coleman Hawkins and other more commercial jazz musicians.

Achievement of David Murray

He was the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1989.

David Murray Family Life

He was born and raised in Oakland, California.

Associations of David Murray

He has performed and collaborated with an array of musicians, including Elvin Jones.

Information related to David Murray (saxophonist)

  • World Saxophone Quartet members
  • Post-bop clarinetists
  • Free jazz saxophonists
  • Avant-garde jazz clarinetists
  • Red Baron Records artists
  • India Navigation artists
  • American jazz bass clarinetists
  • Free jazz clarinetists
  • Avant-garde jazz saxophonists
  • DIW Records artists
  • Post-bop saxophonists
  • Enja Records artists
  • Musicians from Oakland, California
  • American jazz clarinetists
  • Jazz musicians from California
  • Pomona College alumni
  • American jazz composers
  • American jazz saxophonists
  • 21st-century saxophonists
Latest information about David Murray updated on April 16, 2021.

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