David’s distinctive saxophone sound and innovative compositions have been heard from basement clubs in New York to jazz festivals in Europe and the world. In addition to his extensive work as a leader, he has been sought after as a sideman, appearing on record with Medeski, Martin & Wood, Uri Caine’s Mahler Project, and hundreds of others. David has also appeared on stage with Aretha Franklin, at Carnegie Hall, and with Maceo Parker, to name a few. He has produced all of his own 22 albums, and many others including two of the Lost Tribe releases, Scott Colley’s The Architect of the Silent Moment, and 8 Donny McCaslin releases, including the highly acclaimed Casting For Gravity, Fast Future, and Beyond Now.
He also put together and produces the band that became the band on David Bowie’s Blackstar.
“David Binney possesses one of the most original minds in contemporary music.” – Stereophile
“Add David Binney’s dynamic voice on saxophone and his great writing to the chorus of creators re-invigorating jazz.” – The Montreal Gazette
“…a strikingly original composer, leader, conceptualist.” – DownBeat
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