David Sanborn and Dave Koz on August 25 at 8 p.m.

David Sanborn and Dave Koz NYCB Theatre at Westbury

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David Sanborn

  • How Allmusic.com’s Scott Yanow describes David Sanborn: “the most influential saxophonist on pop, R&B, and crossover players of the past 20 years.”
  • Although he’s a smooth player and a jazzy player: don’t call his music smooth jazz—it’s more a fusion of jazz, funk, soul, blues, pop, and rock
  • His track record: 6 Grammy Awards and 24 albums, 8 of which were certified gold and 1 that went platinum
  • Why he first started playing the sax: polio
  • Really?: Yep, Sanborn had polio at the age of three, and took up the sax upon doctor’s advice to strengthen his weakened chest muscles and improve his breathing
  • How he got his start in the industry: he played with blues greats such as Albert King and Little Milton when he was only 14, which led to his career as a sought-after session player
  • That awesome sax solo that kicks off David Bowie’s “Young Americans”: pure Sanborn
  • The theme to L.A. Law: pure Sanborn again
  • A few more artists he has collaborated with: The Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton, Stevie Wonder, Paul Simon, Elton John, Billy Joel, and The Eagles
  • So basically: if there was a sax solo in a hit song in the past few decades, there’s a good chance it was played by David Sanborn

Dave Koz

  • Who is Dave Koz?: one of the most revered stars of the smooth-jazz genre, and a king of the pop saxophone
  • Where you first became keen to his funky tones: when he toured in the late ’80s with Richard Marx or blew his horn on The Arsenio Hall Show
  • Decades later: he’s a platinum-selling adult-contemporary star with nine Grammy nominations, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, his own radio program, and a government-issued “License to Solo”
  • Other artists who’ve enlisted his talents: Ray Charles, Natalie Cole, Celine Dion, U2, Rod Stewart, Luther Vandross, and Stevie Wonder
  • What he brings to the show: his gracious, and often show-stopping, alto-saxing

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Aug 25, 2016. Limit 8/person. Refundable only on day of purchase. Must purchase together to sit together. Merchant reserves right to substitute closer seat. ADA seating cannot be guaranteed; contact box office prior to purchase for availability. Holder assumes all risk in connection with the event and releases Groupon and its affiliates, Ticketmaster, venue and their affiliates from any related claims. Not redeemable on mobile app. Ticket value includes all fees. Discount reflects Live Nation's current ticket prices, which may change. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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