David Sanborn, born in Florida, is one of the greatest altosaxophonists of his time. The American is able to move in perfectbalance between the worlds of creativity and virtuosity. The63-year-old sax player made his debut in 1975 and quickly developedinto a celebrated jazz instrumentalist. He also became asought-after guest soloist for other stars. Sanborn can be heard onalbums by Paul Simon, James Taylor, David Bowie, Bruce Springsteenand The Eagles. Additionally, he established a style that iscompletely autonomous and has seen a lot of followers. The Dutchstar Candy Dulfer is a fine example. Up to this day, he continuesto release solo CDs uninterruptedly, and over the last decadeSanborn has been taking more and more risks as to his style. Hismost recent album, Here & Gone, from 2008, comprises guestappearances from Eric Clapton and Joss Stone. With this CD, Sanbornreturns to his roots, to be found in R&B, and he pays tributeto Hank Crawford and David "Fathead" Newman using wind instrumentsin live performances.